Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Shevat 7, 5775

Now that Passover is over and the matzah’s been consigned to a far corner of the corner cup­board, everybody’s think­ing bread.
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A new documentary tells how a well-to-do Philadelphia couple rescued 50 Austrian children from the hands of the Nazis.
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Penny Schwartz, JTA
Marian Marzynski is an estemeed documentary filmmaker who's told many stories over the years. Now he's decided that his story is worth telling.
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Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust , a documentary which airs on WHYY April 7 and 8, tells the story of Jewish brothers with Philadelphia connections who saw a way to use their cigar business and political connections to save German and Austrian Jews at the start of World War II.
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When the Gershman Y was looking for a Sephardi-themed exhibit, Laurence Salzmann, the Philadelphia photographer who had an extensive body of work dedicated to the Jewish community in Turkey, was a perfect choice.
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