AHEC staff is currently working from our new location on Highland Avenue, with teacher and community programs being hosted on-site. Stay tuned for announcements for our opening to the general public once our new state-of-the-art exhibit is completed.
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Holocaust Survivor Series: Eli Pinhas and The Jews of Thessaloniki, Greece
Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Featured Speaker: Eli Pinhas, Child of Survivors
Eli’s parents, Morris Pinhas and Matilda Massarano, were young adults in Thessaloniki, Greece when World War II began. Morris escaped to the Italian occupation zone. Matilda was initially forced into the Thessaloniki Ghetto, but later escaped and joined the Greek Resistance. Many others in the family were sent to Auschwitz. Join us to learn more about this family’s brave story of survival.