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Stories Survive: Jerry Lindenstraus

Hosted By: The Museum of Jewish Heritage

After witnessing the burning of synagogues during Kristallnacht, Jerry Lindenstraus and his family escaped Germany in July 1939, barely a month before the start of World War II. They made their way to Shanghai, where Jerry lived and grew up for the next seven years.

Join Jerry for this Stories Survive program exploring his long journey from Germany to New York through wartime Shanghai.

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