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Albanian Muslims role in assisting Jews during the Holocaust

November 2, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Wagner Union Faculty Dining Room

Mr. Leo Ullman will present his experiences of hiding in Amsterdam as a child during the Holocaust and how a Muslim businessman helped his family, based on his book, 796 Days and a film, “There Were Good People Doing Extraordinary Deeds: The Leo Ullman Story.”

Mr. Ullman has a distinguished career as a lawyer and real estate entrepreneur and serves as Chairman of the Foundation for the National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam, Inc. Imam Tahir Kukaj will make welcome remarks focusing on BESA, the Rescue of Jews by Albanian Muslims in the Holocaust. Dr. Lori Weintrob, Director, Wagner College Holocaust Center, will introduce the program.


November 2, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Wagner Union


Holocaust Center