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The Great Jewish Escape

From the end of World War II until Israel's established, the ''Bricha'' movement operated clandestinely in Europe to smuggle some 300,000 Holocaust survivors to freedom. We invite you to join us at 7pm on Tuesday, 24 August, as we explore this incredible and largely untold story of Jewish ingenuity

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The Great Jewish Escape
The Great Jewish Escape

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24 Aug 2021, 19:00

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About The Event

From the end of World War II until Israel's established, the ''Bricha'' movement operated clandestinely in Europe to smuggle some 300,000 Holocaust survivors to freedom.

We invite you to join us at 7pm on Tuesday, 24 August, as we explore this incredible and largely untold story of Jewish ingenuity, resilience and redemption.

To commmorate this great Jewish Escape, JNF South Africa in partnership with Keren Kayemet LeIsrael has established the Bricha Trail in one of Israel’s most beautiful forests in the Haifa area, on the Hof HaCarmel.

REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/BrichaTrail 

Included in the list of speakers are:

Professor Yehuda Bauer, Adviser to Yad Vashem as well as Member of the Israeli Academy of Sciences and the preeminent Holocaust historian.

Professor Avinoam J. Patt,Professor and Director, Center for Judaic Studies, University of Connecticut.

Dr Miri Nehari, Chairperson of the “Habricha Legacy Association”, whose purpose and goal is to bring to life a remarkable, heroic, adventurous chapter in the history of the Jewish people.

Dr Omri Bonneh, KKL-JNF guru, both in theory and practice, on everything related to agriculture and KKL-JNF.

This is one webinar that you do not want to miss!

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