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Finding Truth in Fiction: A Novel about a WWII Hero – Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
By Robin Jacobson. In August 1940, Varian Fry bid farewell to his comfortable life in New York City and headed for Nazi-controlled France. He hoped to rescue 200 prominent artists and authors, many Jewish, who had fled German-occupied countries for France, initially a safe haven. Now these luminaries, all blacklisted by the Nazis, were in … Continue Reading »