Italy and the Holocaust: The Untold Story
Elizabeth Bettina and Vince Marmorale
Hear the little-known details of the Italian people and how the clergy helped shelter Jews during World War II. Elizabeth Bettina discovered that her grandparents’ village in southern Italy housed an internment camp for Jews that even had a synagogue for prayer, inspiring her to write It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the H orrors of the Holocaust. She is joined by Vince Marmorale, producer of a documentary on the subject, to share stories of survivors grateful to the Italian people for risking their lives to save them.
Date & Time: Tue, Jun 2, 2009, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street – Directions