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The Counterfeit Countess: Author & Book Discussion at the Greenberg Center

Monday, September 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a book discussion with authors Elizabeth B. White and Joanna Sliwa, moderated by Professor Amy Weiss.

The Counterfeit Countess tells the astonishing story of Dr. Josephine Janina Mehlberg, a Jewish mathematician who saved thousands of lives in Nazi-occupied Poland by masquerading as a Polish aristocrat.

This event will be held at the Wilde Auditorium, University of Hartford. 

Advance registration is preferred. Please email the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at mgcjs@hartford.edu

Co-sponsored by the Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, Avon Library, HERO (Holocaust Education Resources and Outreach Center), UCONN College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Voices of Hope.

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Date:
Monday, September 16
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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AFPL Adult Programs
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