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November 2021

In My Own Words with Betty Grebenschikoff, Holocaust Survivor, and her daughter, Jennifer R. Grebenschikoff

Tuesday, Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Betty Grebenschikoff (née Ilse Kohn) is a Holocaust survivor. When her peaceful childhood in Berlin, Germany, was shattered by Nazi violence against Jews, the family was forced to flee to China in 1939. They were just one step ahead of the Gestapo. Shanghai was the only open port at that time that admitted European Jews without visas or passports. It became a place of refuge for about 20,000 refugees. Grebenschikoff grew up in Shanghai where the family tried to make…

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