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Sat, Jan 25


1385 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120, USA

Czechs, China and the Holocaust

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Czechs, China and the Holocaust
Czechs, China and the Holocaust

Time & Location

Jan 25, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

1385 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120, USA

About The Event

This presentation will be a webinar presented by the Czech Genealogical Society who has kindly extended an invitation to our members. Live remote access will also be available if unable to attend in person.

Author Joannie Holzer Schirm will discuss her father's diaries while he was in Shanghai in the 1930s and as a Jewish refugee from Shanghai in the late 1940s. Her related book is My Dear Boy. 

And two local speakers: Eva Moreimi will speak about her book Hidden Recipes: A Holocaust Memoir which tells the story of the recipes her mother gathered in Auschwitz and her father's escape from forced labor. 

Dr. Tina Scott Edstam will speak on Jewish/Christian relationships in her Czech family against the backdrop of the Holocaust (talk only available live at the event)  

Those attending in person at the Minnesota Genealogical Society Building will hear all three speakers. Please register via the MNJGS website if attending the event in person. 

Those who attend via webcast will hear Joannie Holzer Schirm and Eva Moreimi. Below are the two links to access the webcasts live. We ask that you register for these via these links.

Please register for Survival & Hope in the Shanghai Czech Jewish Ghetto on Jan 25, 2020 1:00 PM CST here.

Please register for Hidden Recipes - A Holocaust Memoir on Jan 25, 2020 2:00 PM CST here

We also hope to provide access to these two presentations via recording subsequent to the event as we understand a Saturday event is not possible for some of our members.

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