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June 23 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island features guest speaker Mark Halpern, author of “The Trip of a Lifetime: Refugees Find Safe Haven via Japan,” on one Polish Jewish woman’s journey from Poland to California, with stops in Lithuania, Russia, Japan, China, and Canada, whose escape from war-torn Europe was thanks to “the Japanese Schindler,” diplomat Chiune Sugihara.
Free and open to the public.
(Experts available at 1:30 p.m., a half-hour prior to the event.)
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