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Not Idly By: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust

Not Idly By: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust, Pierre Sauvage

Film provides the challenging testimony of Peter Bergson (Hillel Kook), a Palestinian Jew who came to America in 1940.  After seeing the November 1942 news reports indicating that the State Department had confirmed that the Jews of Europe were being mass murdered, the “Bergson Group” struggled to make saving the Jews of Europe an American objective…

Winner – Documentary award, Toronto Jewish Film Festival

 

Director:
Pierre Sauvage

Production / Release:
USA, 2009

Genre / Runtime:
Documentary, 40'

Title:
Not Idly By: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust

Screenings:
Wednesday, May 26th @ 17:00

Theather:
cinema Europa

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