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February 2021

Nobody Wants Us

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nobody Wants Us

In 1940, a ship called the S.S. Quanza left the port of Lisbon carrying several hundred Jewish refugees to freedom. Most of them held life-saving visas issued by the Holocaust rescuer Aristides de Sousa Mendes. But events went terribly wrong, and the passengers became trapped on the ship when no country would accept them. Nobody Wants Us tells the gripping true story of how Eleanor Roosevelt stepped in to save the passengers on board. Other heroes of the Quanza were the lawyers Jacob and Sallie Morewitz and members of the National Council of Jewish WomenThis is an episode in American history that everyone should know!

March 2021
free program but registration required

Bulgarian Miracle

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In 1943, during the darkest times of human history, a handful of people in tiny Bulgaria stood up against Hitler… and succeeded. This is a true story about the remarkable rescue of 49,172 people — the entire Jewish population of Bulgaria. Plamen Petkov‘s documentary film 49,172 tells the story.


tickets by donation

Dear Fredy

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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“We Jews don’t have saints, but we do have tzaddikim, righteous people, people of tzedek, of justice. Perhaps the word could also be translated as ‘decency.’”

Zuzana Rosinkova, Holocaust survivor, speaking about Fredy Hirsch

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