My mother was among the first Holocaust survivors to speak in the U.S. From 1949 to 1953, she made 39 appearances in 30 cities in nine states and D.C.
>> #1) Tue. Oct. 25, 1949, New York City: B’nai Jeshurun Congregation, 257 W. 88th St., sixth annual Torah Fund Conference, National Women’s League of the United Synagogue of America (Torah Fund News, Special Conference Edition, November-December 1949)
>> #2) Tue. Dec. 13, 1949, Camden, N.J.: Beth-El Synagogue, Park Boulevard and Belleview Avenue
>> #2) Tue. Dec. 13, 1949, Camden, N.J.: 12:30 p.m., Beth-El Synagogue, Park Boulevard and Belleview Avenue (Mon. Dec. 12 Courier-Post: Sisterhood Lists Seminary Tea For Tuesday)
#3) December 1949 (exact date uncertain): Providence, R.I.: Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Ave. Torah Scholarship Fund conference, New England Branch, National Women’s League, United Synagogue of America
#4) Wed. Jan. 4, 1950, Philadelphia: Temple Sholom, Large Street and Roosevelt Boulevard
>> #5) Mon. Jan. 9, 1950, Philadelphia: 9 p.m., Temple Sinai, Washington Lane and Limekiln Pike, West Oak Lane section (Fri. Dec. 30, 1949, Jewish Exponent: Girl Who Fled from Nazis Guest of Sisterhood)
#6) Wed. Jan. 11, 1950, Philadelphia: Brith Israel, D and Roosevelt Boulevard