Cuban-Jewish Responses to the Holocaust (1938-1948)

Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Date Sunday, November 20, 2016, 2:00 pm Organization Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU Categories Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Place Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Address 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach Phone 786-972-3175 Website Contact Email

Part of a chapter in her book in progress titled “Jewish Cuba: Culture, Identity and Community (1920-1960),” this lecture by UNC-Chapel Hill Professor of Romance Studies Dr. Perelmuter discusses the complicated public, private and inherited memories of the Holocaust and its reception by the Jews of Cuba, and ongoing efforts as a member of the Cuban yishuv to capture an accurate picture using insider documents and personal and family anecdotes. This event is free for Members or with Museum admission.

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