Article on Jewish Life in Prewar Rhodes--Memories of Stella Levi Age 96 #Sephardic #Holocaust #rhodes

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The New York Times has an article about Stella Levi a 96 year old Holocaust survivor from Rhodes, Greece. The article depicts her life on Rhodes until taken to Auschwitz.  The article also mentions a pop-up installation in Greenwich Village, NY using concerts conversations, films, artifacts and food to evoke Ms. . Levi’s life and Jewish culture in prewar Rhodes. The exhibit is called “Los Corassones Avlan,” which means “hearts speak,” an old Sephardic saying in Judeo-Spanish. It is on view Sundays through Thursdays from 1:00-9:00p.m. Fridays 1-4PM and Saturdays 5-10:30 PM at 148 West 4th Street through November 24th. See: http://primolevicenter.org/

 

To read the article see: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/15/nyregion/holocaust-survivor-stella-levi.html

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

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