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Fred Rosenbaum, Lehrhaus’ Founding Director Emeritus, will be in the Bay Area later this month for Holocaust-related talks. Join Fred for Taking Risks: Joseph Pell, Partisan Fighter and Bay Area Entrepreneur at the Richmond Museum of History in Richmond on Sunday, April 28. The next day, Fred will present Lodz: The Glorious Beginning and Catastrophic End of Polish Jewry’s Second City at Rhoda Goldman Plaza in San Francisco.

Taking Risks: Joseph Pell, Partisan Fighter and Bay Area Entrepreneur
Sunday, April 28 | 1:00 pm | Richmond Museum of History, Richmond

A youth who fought back from the forests during World War II, immigrated to Northern California and became one of its leading real estate developers. One of his earliest successes was the wildly popular Moo’s ice cream store in Richmond, California.

Lodz: The Glorious Beginning and Catastrophic End of Polish Jewry’s
Monday, April 29 | 10:30 am | Rhoda Goldman Plaza, San Francisco

Jews played an essential role in Lodz’s rise as a commercial powerhouse by the turn of the century, but under the Nazi occupation they were forced to live in the longest-lasting, most isolated, and most oppressive ghetto in all of Europe.