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Talk and Film Screening: Sugihara: Persona non Grata
19 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Rabbi Yossy Goldman will give an opening address. His late father was a Sugihara visa recipient and was the sole survivor of his entire family from Poland.
Rabbi Yossy Goldman is the Senior Minister at the Sydenham Highlands North Hebrew Congregation and the President of the South African Rabbinical Association.
The film ‘Sugihara: Persona non Grata’ shows how the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara went against his country’s orders by issuing visas to refugees. In the process, he saved over 6,000 Jewish lives at the outbreak of World War II.
Film running time: 2hrs 20mins | Language: English and Japanese with subtitles
Light refreshments will be served. Booking essential: 021 462 5553 or email@example.com.
Suggested donation R30