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Persona Non Grata: The Story of Chiune Sugihara

Hosted By: Vilna Shul

Join film director Cellin Gluck, Sugihara Diplomats for Life Foundation Chairman Linas Venclauskas, and Staci Rosenthal from Facing History & Ourselves for a discussion on the unknown story of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat (sometimes called the Schindler of Japan). What influences his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in saving the lives of over 6,000 people?

Watch the film at your convenience, and then join us for the panel discussion.

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Vilna Shul

The Vilna Shul is dedicated to preserving history by restoring our building and embracing the collective memories of the past, while simultaneously establishing ourselves as a significant community and cultural resource in Boston. By fostering awareness and inspiring historical, cultural and spiritual connections, we build community, perpetuate an enduring Jewish identity and create a vibrant future.
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