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Program Details 2018*

Title

The German Jewish Exodus - How the Ungers came to America

Description

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.

Presenter’s Name

Bernie Unger

Presenter’s Bio

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.

Besides that, Bernie is a child of the holocaust who has documented and, in so far as is possible, validated the stories his parents told him.

*Note: This program was offered last year and may or may not be offered again this year.


Deadlines

  • Registration - May 4th is the last day to qualify for the special early bird discounts. Discounts for advanced registration are available through October 18th. (Note: Full payment is required by the appropriate deadline to qualify for the discount for which you registered. )
  • Lodging - The hotel is offering a WeeM rate of $117 through October 10th, subject to availability. If the hotel block is full, please contact our WeeM Chair../images/email-regular.s.gif who will try to expand the block.

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