Film & Guest Speaker: 'An Open Door' Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

September 18, 2016 Free

Film & Guest Speaker: Sharon Delmano on Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

Join Congregation Or Hadash for a movie and discussion with the co-author and film producer on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 10:30am-12:30pm.

Jewish Rescue in the Philippines. The story of the surviving Manilaners, and their descendants, and how a small Asian nation was able to save more Jews than Oskar Schindler during WWII. Notably, the Philippines was the only Asian nation to vote for Israel’s acceptance to the United Nations in 1948.

“The people of the Philippines will have in the future every reason to be glad that when the time of need came, their country was willing to extend a hand of welcome”. — Manuel Quezon

Meet co-author and producer, Sharon Delmendo. Book signing will follow program.

Sharon is a professor at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, received her PhD in English in 1993 from SUNY-Buffalo. She did most of the research on her first book, The Star-Entangled Banner: One Hundred Years of America in the Philippines, while living and teaching in the Philippines as Fulbright Professor of American Studies.


Organized by: Erica Hruby

Location: 7460 Trowbridge Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328 Phone: 404-250-3338

Price: Free

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