Yom HaShoah Film: “Rescue in the Philippines,” Mon, Apr 24, 7 pm

Yom HaShoah commemoration:  “Rescue in the Philippines—Refuge from the Holocaust,”  Monday, April 24 at 7:00 pm.

This documentary film tells the untold story of how the five Frieder brothers, Cincinnati businessmen making cigars in World War II Manila–together with the first president of the Philippines and U.S. Army Colonel Dwight Eisenhower–helped 1,300 Jews escape Hitler’s Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.  At the end of the evening, family member Judy Frieder Starrels, who resides in the D.C. area, will answer questions.  English, 55 minutes, 2013.

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