7 2016

Jews in WWII Finland: An Unlikely History

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation 1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, M5P 3K3

Contact Marlene Laba

Jews in WWII Finland: An Unlikely History with Ariel Nadbornik

Imagine you are a Jew living in Finland at the start of WWII. The Soviet Union is invading your country. You join the Finnish army, fighting alongside Finland's German allies .....
Hear the little-known story of the Jews who served in the Finnish army fighting alongside German soldiers against the Soviet invaders. Ariel Nadbornik will present personal testimonials of Finnish Jewish soldiers through selected clips from the documentary David: Stories of Honour and Shame and will continue the discussion exploring the current state of Jewish life in Finland.

Finnish appetizers and refreshments served. No charge.

Sponsor: Sponsored by the Itta & Eliezer Zeisler Memorial Lecture

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