50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus

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Wednesday October 02

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7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM


Post-screening discussion with director Steve Pressman, Paul Shapiro,U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and MJH Deputy Director Anita Kassof

This documentary chronicles the efforts of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia who traveled to Nazi-dominated Europe to save 50 Jewish children.

Co-presented by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Screened in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.


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