JTS Scholars Lunch and Learn Series with Dr. Edna Friedberg
Date: Feb 04, 2020 - Feb 04, 2020
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community
JTS Scholars Lunch and Learn Series at B’nai Torah Congregation
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:15 p.m.
Join JTS Fellow Dr. Edna Friedberg as she presents A Forgotten Suitcase: Mantello Rescue Mission, the story of Hungarian Jew George Mantello and how his friendship with a Salvadoran diplomat led to one of the largest-scale rescue efforts during the Holocaust.
B’nai Torah Congregation
6261 SW 18th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Please bring a dairy or pareve lunch.
About Dr. Edna Friedberg
Dr. Edna Friedberg is a JTS Fellow and a historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. A graduate of the University of Illinois, she received her PhD in Modern Jewish Studies from The Jewish Theological Seminary, where she wrote her dissertation on the origins of American Jewish services for the elderly. Dr. Friedberg joined the staff of the Holocaust Museum in 1999 and has served as the historian for the museum’s highly visited online Holocaust Encyclopedia and as director of its Wexner Learning Center.