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Holocaust Education Week: The Escape Artist: A Second Generations Discovery of Her Jewish Roots

When: November 11, 2020 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Where: Virtual Event
Organizer: Daniel Reed
Contact: Daniel Reed at dreed@gmjf.org (3055381663)
Cost: Free
Summary: With Helen Fremont, the author of the memoir, The Escape Artist. Moderated by Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of The University of Miami Holocaust Institute & M-DCPS District Holocaust Educator
2020-11-11 12:30:00 2020-11-11 13:30:00 America/New_York Holocaust Education Week: The Escape Artist: A Second Generations Discovery of Her Jewish Roots With Helen Fremont, the author of the memoir, The Escape Artist. Moderated by Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of The University of Miami Holocaust Institute & M-DCPS District Holocaust Educator (http://jewishmiami.org/events/Escapeartist.HEW4) Virtual Event Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org

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Helen Fremont was raised Roman Catholic and didn’t discover that her parents were Jewish Holocaust Survivors until well into adulthood. The Escape Artist is a powerful memoir about family secrets, discovery and embracing truth. It is a remarkable tale of survival, as vivid as fiction but reveals the truth about parents, who, coping with unimaginable trauma, hid their family origins.

Helen Fremont is an award-winning author and essayist. She wrote the critically-acclaimed, national best-selling book, After Long Silence. Her latest book, The Escape Artist, was selected as an “Editor’s Choice” new book by The New York Times in 2020.

Moderator Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff is the Holocaust Education Specialist for Miami Dade County Public Schools.

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  • 2020-11-11 12:30:00 2020-11-11 13:30:00 America/New_York Holocaust Education Week: The Escape Artist: A Second Generations Discovery of Her Jewish Roots With Helen Fremont, the author of the memoir, The Escape Artist. Moderated by Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of The University of Miami Holocaust Institute & M-DCPS District Holocaust Educator (http://jewishmiami.org/events/Escapeartist.HEW4) Virtual EventPlease refer to event page Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org
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