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Rescue: The Sousa Mendes Story

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

| free and open to the public
Rozenfeld

Stefan Rozenfeld was born in 1934 in Lodz, Poland. His father, Abraham, was a ribbon manufacturer traveling in Belgium when World War II began on September 1, 1939. Separated from his wife Eugenia (Jenny) and Stefan, Abraham organized a daring escape that reunited the family.  However, without the help of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux, France, the Rozenfeld family would never had mad it to safety.  Stefan Rozenfeld and his daughter Leah Rozenfeld Sills will tell his, and their family story.

This discussion is part of the Harold A. Gottesman ’50 Lecture Series and is open to the public.

Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
free and open to the public
Event Category:

Organizer

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at West Point
Website:
https://westpoint.edu/centers-and-research/center-for-holocaust-and-genocide-studies/courses

Venue

US Military Academy at West Point
444 Thayer Hall
West Point, NY United States
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