Kate Raphael talks to Annette Herskovits, a Jewish surveyor of the Nazi occupation of France, who challenges myths about French antisemitism and talk about how French Muslims helped save Jewish lives.
Conscientious Projector Film Series Presents: The Mosque of Paris
Thursday March 12, 7 PM in the Fellowship Hall – 1924 Cedar St.
Join Ecumenical Peace Institute (EPI) and the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists' Hal Carlstad Social Justice Center (BFUU SJC) in welcoming Annette Herskovitz, PhD.
Dr. Herskovits will tell the story of how she survived as a Jewish child in Nazi-occupied France and present a short film about how the Mosque of Paris sheltered Jews. She will also speak of the several hundred thousand Muslim men from the French colonies who fought the Nazis with the Allies and suffered disproportionate casualties. A slide show of personal and historical photos will accompany the talk.
For further information, call EPI 510-990-0374 or BFUU SJC 510-275-4272 or visit www.bfuu.org or www.epicalc.org.
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