Program Details 2018*
The German Jewish Exodus - How the Ungers came to America
Bernie Unger is a child of the holocaust. Both of his parents emigrated independently from Germany to the United States via Latin America in a modern day Exodus that is full of peril, impossible plot twists and serendipity. This talk honors a promise to his father to keep the Exodus stories alive after the original holocaust generation dies out. World economic and political backdrop is covered to show how decisions made in Washington, Berlin and elsewhere translated into actual events in the narratives.
Bernie is a Caltech and UCSB graduate, now retired with his wife Judy in Discovery Bay, CA after a career in Chemical Engineering. He spends his time trying hard to keep the boat docked in his backyard running and sea-worthy.
*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.
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