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Trudy Gold on The Jews of Hungary Part 2

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

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1732 - Eichmann Trial
Jews of Hungary with Trudy Gold. Wed. May 15 @ 4pm.
$ 12.00 + HST

On the eve of World War II the Jewish community was the second largest in Europe, numbering almost 900,000 people, despite 100,000 having emigrated 1881-1914.
The History of the Jews of the Hungarian lands is an extraordinary one. Dating back nearly 2000 years, they lived under Roman, tribal, Christian, and Moslem rule.

For a long period, part of the Turkish Empire, then the Hapsburgs until finally becoming an independent state after World War I.

The Jews were prominent in every walk of life – politics, science, invention, music, theatre, film, banking, business and the professions. Making up 23% of the population of the Capital, it led to Budapest being referred to as Judapest.

This course will explore the triumphs and tragedy of this extraordinary community.

In the series:
Mar. 6: The Nazis invade and Eichmann arrives in Hungary. The strange story of Kasztner.
Mar. 13: Good and Evil: Wallenberg and Lutz, rescuers. Arrow Cross, Hungarian murderers
May 8: State of Israel v Malchiel Gruenwald – “The Kasztner Trial”
May 15: The Eichmann Trial




May 15
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Trudy Gold