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HOW A JEWISH FAMILY ESCAPED FROM HITLER’S CZECHOSLOVAKIA IN 1939

Event Date/Time

Dec 16, 2012
1:30 pm

Description

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut will meet on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 1:30 pm, at the Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown.  The program is free and open to all. 

 

Join West Hartford resident Ivan Backer as he details the four separate escapes of his father, mother, older brother, and himself from Czechoslovakia in 1939.  Each story typifies how families survived those turbulent times.  Ivan will read his mother’s dramatic description of her own journey that he recorded through an interview.  Ivan escaped on a kindertransport, which he will describe. 

 

For additional information, please see www.jgsct-jewish-genealogy.org/programs.html.

Cost free
Location

Godfrey Memorial Library
134 Newfield Street
Middletown, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorJewish Genealogical Society of CT
Contact emailgail.kalison.reynolds@aya.yale.edu
Websitehttp://www.jgsct-jewish-genealogy.org/programs.html.

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