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November 2021

Franci’s War: A True Story of Survival in Theresienstadt and Beyond

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On November 16 at 7 P.M., E.T., renowned author and journalist Helen Epstein will discuss her mother's Holocaust memoir, Franci's War (New York: Penguin, 2020)by Franci Rabinek Epstein. Franci's story begins in Prague with the German occupation of March 15, 1939 and continues with her deportation, in the summer of 1942, to Terezin, the former fortress town forty miles north of Prague that  the Nazis transformed into a transit camp/ghetto. It would be the beginning of a three-year journey that would…

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