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The Rescuers and Those Who Rescued
April 17 @ 7:00 pm
One event on May 1, 2019 at 7:00pm
One event on May 15, 2019 at 7:00pm
B’nai Abraham Chabad presents a 3-part film series on Holocaust rescuers and those they rescued.
April 17: Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness
A 90 minute historical documentary that tells the story of Japanese Consul Chiune Sugihara and the thousands of Jewish Refugees that he helped save.
Discussion will follow with Mark Halpern from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia.
May 1: Secret Lives: Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII
Through interviews we meet some of the people who risked their lives to hide Jewish children during World War II and how this experience has continued to affect the survivors.
Discussion will follow with Ruth Hartz, herself a hidden child.
May 15: Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust
Menachem Daum, the son of holocaust survivors, and a New York Orthodox Jew worries that both of his sons, full time yeshiva students who live with their families in Israel, are becoming seduced to intolerance by their religious studies. Discussion will follow
Cost is $25 for all three films, or $10 for one.