Dominican Republic ambassador to open Holocaust exhibit in New York

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

NEW YORK, USA: Commemorating 1,000 Jews rescued from Nazi Germany by the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Republic Ambassador will open an exhibit in New York on Sunday, September 10, 2006, to honour the Dominican Republic community for its heroic role during the Holocaust.

The Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives in New York, in conjunction with Rabbi Isidoro Aizenberg, a noted scholar of Jewish communities in the Caribbean, has produced an historical exhibit, Sosua, Haven from the Holocaust in the Tropics.