A Forgotten Suitcase: The Mantello Rescue Mission

Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim, Silver Spring, MD

Dates: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker: Dr. Edna Friedberg

In 2005, a woman found a mysterious suitcase in her basement in Geneva, Switzerland.  Inside the suitcase were more than one thousand World War II-era certificates bearing the official seal of the Consulate of El Salvador.  Their history would reveal one of the largest scale, yet least known, rescue attempts of the Holocaust.

In Memory of Renee and Frank Schick - Endowed by the Schick Family

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