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March 22, 2017
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
St. Louis County Library Headquarters
1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131

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Americans’ Responses to Jewish Refugees:
Wrestling with Fear and Moral Responsibility
Public Program
Two Jewish refugees arrive in New York City after the war. <i>US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Centre d’Études et de Documentation Guerre et Société Contemporaines</i>
Two Jewish refugees arrive in New York City after the war. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Centre d’Études et de Documentation Guerre et Société Contemporaines

Xenophobia, antisemitism, economic insecurity, and restrictive immigration laws. These were the barriers Jewish refugees faced in the 1930–40s when seeking safe haven in the United States. More than 70 years later, how can this history help us think about the world we live in today?

Speaker
Rebecca Erbelding, Archivist, US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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