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"We Are Going to Pick Potatoes: Norway and the Holocaust, the Untold Story" with author Irene Levin Berman interviewed by Museum curator Bonnie Gurewitsch and Bjarte Bruland, / chief curator, Oslo Jewish Museum, interviewed by Danish journalist and author Samuel Rachlin

"We Are Going to Pick Potatoes: Norway and the Holocaust, the Untold Story" author Irene Levin Berman interviewed by Museum curator Bonnie Gurewitsch and Bjarte Bruland, chief curator, Oslo Jewish Museum, interviewed by Danish journalist and author Samuel Rachlin

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 7:00 PM EDT 2010-04-14T19:00 (6:30 PM Doors)
, New York, NY

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Wednesday, April 14, 7 P.M.
We Are Going to Pick Potatoes: Norway and the Holocaust, the Untold Story
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2010)
Author Irene Levin Berman interviewed by Museum curator Bonnie Gurewitsch and Bjarte Bruland , chief curator, Oslo Jewish Museum, interviewed by Danish journalist and author Samuel Rachlin

In 1942, four-year-old Irene Levin was one of 1,200 Norwegian Jews who escaped to Sweden. Berman, who will recount her family’s story of rescue, is joined by Bruland, who was instrumental in the post-war restitution of Jewish assets. Norway’s current tensions with Israel will also be discussed.

$5, free for Museum and Thanks to Scandinavia members
Reception to follow

Co-sponsored by Thanks to Scandinavia

This program is made possible in part by Ingunn and Michael Bassock, Eva and Richard Hudlow, and Jacquin Fink