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Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis

When: January 28, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus
20350 NE 26th Ave
Miami, FL
Organizer: Daniel Reed
Contact: Daniel Reed at dreed@gmjf.org (305-538-1663)
Cost: Free
Summary: A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard.
2020-01-28 19:00:00 2020-01-28 20:30:00 America/New_York Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/HEW_RodCode) Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org

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Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds ordered all 1200 American POW’s to fall out and told the Nazi Officer “We are all Jews here,” refusing to back down and saving the lives of the Jewish soldiers under his command. His son, Chris Edmonds will speak about lessons from his father and how the story was discovered more than 40 years after it occurred. Roddie Edmonds was posthumously recognized as Righteous Amongst the Nations by Yad Vashem, Israel.

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Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus

20350 NE 26th Ave

Miami, FL

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  • 2020-01-28 19:00:00 2020-01-28 20:30:00 America/New_York Roddie’s Code: A Lone Soldier Saves Jewish POWs from the Nazis A part of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Holocaust Education Week, this story of bravery of the only US soldier ever named a Righteous Amongst the Nations should be heard. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/HEW_RodCode) Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, Miami, FL Daniel Reed dreed@gmjf.org
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