Due to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, events in the community calendar are subject to change. Please contact the event organizers to confirm event details.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society of Greater Philadelphia Meeting: Carl Lutz Dangerous Diplomacy

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

Please join us in-person and live streamed (via Zoom) for this special presentation honoring Carl Lutz. All are welcome to attend free of charge. CDC protocols will be observed.

Who was Carl Lutz?
Lutz was a Swiss diplomat. 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.

Time: 1 p.m. check in, chat and schmooze. Official program starts promptly at 1:30 p.m..
Topic: Carl Lutz: Dangerous Diplomacy

Agenda for the meeting:
Felicia Alexander, president, JGASGP: Welcome and introduction
Val Kogan, president, Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council and founder of Philadelphia’s Carl Lutz commemoration: Carl Lutz’s connection to Philadelphia and Introductions of speakers
Eric Saul: founder and executive director of Visas for Life and Institute for the Study of Rescue and Altruism in the Holocaust: Who is Carl Lutz and what did he do?
Bryan Boorujy and Michael Moehring, directors of Dangerous Diplomacy: Introduction of Film Carl Lutz: Dangerous Diplomacy

Film: Carl Lutz: Dangerous Diplomacy (53 minutes)

Q&A from both in-person and virtual audiences: Bryan Boorujy, Michael Moehring, Eric Saul

Location: Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Zoom link to be posted on our website on Friday, prior to the presentation. jgasgp.org
If you know of anyone who was saved by Carl, please contact us: membership@jgasgp.org

Details

Date:
October 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
Website:
www.jgasgp.org

Organizer

Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society in Greater Philadelphia
Phone:
2158333781
Email:
membership@jgsgp.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Congregation Rodeph Shalom
615 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
215-627-6747

To make a change to your event, or for other questions related to the community calendar, please contact Sasha Rogelberg at listings@jewishexponent.com.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Upcoming Events