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The New York Librarian Who Spied on American Nazis
February 9 , 2:00 pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and Leo Baeck Institute-New York present a discussion of Florence Mendheim, a Jewish librarian who went undercover in the 1930s to spy on Nazis around New York City. Featuring Marshall Curry, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker who directed the short film “A Night at the Garden”; Dr. Daniel Greene, president and librarian at the Newberry Library in Chicago and curator of “Americans and the Holocaust”: and
Michael Simonson, head of public outreach and archivist at the Leo Baeck Institute. Register here.