Holocaust Remembrance 2018
Holocaust Remembrance Day – Community Observance
Thursday, April 12, 2018
5:30 PM – Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine
Featured film: “”Rescue in the Philippines” – Refuge from the Holocaust, a one-hour documentary of the previously untold story of how the five Frieder brothers, Cincinnati businessmen making cigars in pre-WWII Manila, together with Manuel Quezon, the charismatic first president of the Philippines, Paul McNutt, US High Commissioner and former governor of Indiana, and an ambitious Army Colonel named Dwight Eisenhower – helped 1,200 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines
Further program details will be announced closer to the event.