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Judaism, The Legacy of the Holocaust and Antisemitism - a personal story

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, reviewed on 06 Feb 2022
  • DURATION 60 mins
  • HOW TO ATTEND Attendance is live via Zoom
4.7 out of 5 Average rating

I’ve advocated Mirthy right from day 1... you feel part of this community!

Anna
, reviewed on 04 Jan 2022

Fun, educational & relaxing!

Debbie
, reviewed on 28 Feb 2022

I’m glad I found you. I said this to my wife - without Mirthy, my life would be far less richer than it is now.

Martin
, reviewed on 06 Feb 2022

Event Description

In this talk, Freddy relates his own personal family story, how his Mother and Grandparents fled Nazi Germany as refugees from persecution, that his Great-Grandmother survived the camps, and how his Great Aunt and Uncle both perished in Auschwitz. He also reflects upon his experiences of prejudice and explores how his views have been shaped by these experiences. Contemporary issues of antisemitism, ignorance, and intolerance, challenging myths and stereotypes are also discussed.

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
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Meet the Host, Freddy

Born in Manchester 1956, Freddy has worked in education for over 30 years and as a public speaker/freelance educator for 11 years. He is passionate about his history subject and has a personal family input which puts a unique spin on the topic of The Holocaust and Antisemitism.
He also has a passion for music, and has worked in music education for over 30 years alongside being an orchestral percussionist and composer with several new works created over the past few years. He has a wealth of knowledge about all periods of classical music.

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