DATE AND TIME
Apr 28, 2022 | 12:00 pm -
Apr 28, 2022 | 1:00 pm
In 1939, as the Nazis closed in, Alfred Berger mailed a desperate letter to an American stranger who happened to share his last name, begging the American recipient of the letter for help, guidance, and hope. Decades later, Alfred’s letter ended up in the hands of Faris Cassell. Cassell is a journalist, writer and winner of the 2020 National Jewish Book Award for the Holocaust. Through her book, The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family’s Desperate Plea for Help, Cassell shows her determination to discover an ending to the story of Berger’s letter. Traveling across the United States as well as to Austria, the Czech Republic, Belarus, and Israel, she uncovered an extraordinary story of heart-wrenching loss and unforgettable love that endures to this day.
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