Silvia Foti, author of The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal
|Location||Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Kaplan Theatre|
|Date||Sun, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm|
Presented with Holocaust Museum Houston
In 2000, award-winning investigative journalist, Silvia Foti traveled to Lithuania for a ceremony to honor her late grandfather Jonas Noreika. Raised on stories of his heroism in World War II, Foti was disturbed by rumors she began hearing - her grandfather had been a "Jew killer." So began Foti's 20 - year quest to learn the devastating truth that changed everything her family believed about their own celebrated history - her grandfather was responsible for the murder of thousands of Jews.
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