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YIVO Yidishe Kultur-seryeApril 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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April 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


April 2, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Riverdale Temple 4545 Independence Ave (at 246th St) Riverdale, NY 10471
4545 Independence Ave
Riverdale, 10471 United States



YIVO Yidishe Kultur-serye

Prof. David Fisherman (Jewish Theological Seminary) has recently written a dramatic account, The Book Smugglers, of the true story of a group of ghetto inmates who rescued Jewish books and cultural treasures from the Nazis during World War 2. We will learn from this gifted story teller how a group of intellectuals known as “the paper brigade” risked their lives daily to hide the materials in a year_long operation and how they were rescued again after Vilna’s liberation.