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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presents South Florida Speaker and Film Series: 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presents South Florida Speaker and Film Series: 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus

Time: February 5, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Temple Dor Dorim
Street: 2360 Glades Circle
City/Town: Weston
Website or Map: http://www.ushmm.org/online/c…
Phone: 561-995-6773
Event Type: speaker, &, film, series
Organized By: Kimberly Kenney
Latest Activity: Jan 30, 2014

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Please join us for a screening of the HBO documentary 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus. Produced in association with the Museum, this film recounts the little-known story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus's extraordinary efforts to save 50 young lives in the heart of the Nazi empire just a few months after Kristallnacht, the worst outbreak of organized violence instigated by the Nazis against Jews until that point. A conversation with filmmaker Steven Pressman, Paul Shapiro, director of the Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and Daniel Kraus, Granson of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, will follow the film. The 2013-2014 Speaker and Film Series is chaired by Helen Marshall.

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