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      Lox and Lecture: “The Island of Roses – Tragedy in Paradise” in Falls Church


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      January 13, 2019

      Sunday  11:45 AM

      2100 Westmoreland Street
      Falls Church, Virginia 22043

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      Lox and Lecture: “The Island of Roses – Tragedy in Paradise”

      Lox and Lecture: “The Island of Roses – Tragedy in Paradise” Sunday, January 13 at 11:45 AM Meet documentary maker and journalist Rebecca Samona` and see her intensely personal movie. Through the memories of her mother, family friends and additional archival material, Rebecca reconstructs the little known story of the life of the Jews of Rhodes, an Italian colony. Following their deportation to Auschwitz in July 1944 and the destruction of the community, the handful of survivors kept alive the memories of this centuries-old culture, and conveyed the stories to their descendants. There will be a question and answer session after the movie. Light bagel and lox brunch prior to the movie. Contact: Julie Krachman, juleskrac@aol.com, 202.321.5824 Cost: WoTRS Members $7.00, Non-WoTRS Members $10.00 RSVP by January 10 Please email us if you need any accommodations to participate in this event. Sponsored by the Women of TRS.

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