BETH ELMOVIE NIGHT – Wednesday, May 15 • 7 PM“Shanghai Ghetto”
One of the most amazing and captivating survival tales of WWII, the overwhelmingly acclaimed SHANGHI GETTO has been declared “a don’t miss documentary… powerful.. eye opening.” Shanghai Ghetto recalls the strange-but-true story of thousands of European Jews who were shut out of country after country while trying to escape Nazi persecution in the late 1930’s. Left without options or entrance visas, a beacon of hope materialized for them on the other side of the world, and in the unlikeliest of places. Japanese-controlled Shanghai. Fleeing for their lives, these Jewish refugees journied to form a settlement in the exotic city, penniless and unprepared for their new life in the Far East. $5.00 per person includes movie and snacks All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact (609) 823-2725.