The JGASGP and the Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council announce event to celebrate Carl Lutz #announcements #hungary #jgs-iajgs
The Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society of Greater Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council are delighted to invite you to join us in a series of events to recognize and celebrate the life and accomplishments of an often-forgotten hero - Carl Lutz. His humanitarian action is considered the greatest civil rescue operation of Jews during the Holocaust. This year will mark the 80th anniversary of Carl Lutz’s arrival in Hungary. He served as the Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest, Hungary, from 1942 until the end of World War II. He is credited with saving over 62,000 Jews, the largest rescue operation of Jews of the Second World War.
Please join us in-person and live streamed (via Zoom/Webinar) for this special presentation honoring Carl Lutz. All are welcome to attend free of charge! CDC protocols will be observed.
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Film: Carl Lutz: Dangerous Diplomacy (53 minutes)
Q&A from both in-person and virtual audiences: Bryan Boorujy, Michael Moehring, Eric SaulLocation: Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Please register in advance for this free webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsf-6vpjIsH9Q4Sgk_ufdjbgfGorcKZu4F
Marilyn Mazer Golden, Membership VP
Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society of Greater Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA