The Tehran Children: Rediscovering Iran’s Role in a Holocaust Rescue
The Tehran Children: Rediscovering Iran’s Role in a Holocaust Rescue
WhenThursday, June 4, 2020, 7 – 9 PM
CategoriesAfter Five
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
Event LocationU.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC, Metro: Smithsonian,
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While many Iranians know that their country sheltered Polish refugees during World War II, fewer are aware that many of these refugees were Jewish. Author Mikhal Dekel, whose father and aunt were among the nearly 1,000 Jewish children in the rescue mission, joins journalist Arash Azizi to explore why some aspects of this wartime history might be obscured.

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