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Social Action Mission to Puerto Rico

April 1 - April 4
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Participants will learn about the Federation’s work in assisting with Hurricane Maria relief. Site visits and working with IsraAID, NECHAMA, the Foundation for Puerto Rico, and other local Jewish community centers and synagogues will be the focus of the mission. Gail Norry, Mission Chair

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7:30 pm

The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a Village Caught in Between

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Parkway Central Branch of The Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St, Room 108
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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For the Jewish villagers of Kippenheim, no challenge was as urgent or formidable as escaping Nazi Germany, often by acquiring American visas. In his book, The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a Village Caught in Between, Michael Dobbs painstakingly documents how several members of this small community struggled to find refuge and what obstacles stood in […]

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