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Film: "50 Children, The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus"
Upcoming Winter/Spring Film Series - Stories of Heroism
January 25 at 8 pm at Congregation Beth Hamedrosh
50 Children: The Rescue of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus
Special guest: Kurt Hermann, one of the 50 Children, who will be available to answer questions after the film. Cost: $5, light refreshments.
In the spring of 1939, Gilbert & Eleanor Kraus embarked on a risky & unlikely mission. Traveling into the heart of Nazi Germany, they rescued 50 Jewish children from Vienna & brought them to Philadelphia. Theis film tells the dramatic, previously untold storty of Gilbert & Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish, Philadelphia couple who followed thir conscience to save a group of children.