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Past Exhibitions - 1997

Assignment: Rescue, The Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee

November 23, 1997 - March 29, 1998


A dramatic installation recounts the daring mission of Varian Fry, who was responsible for rescuing some 2,500 Jews and opponents of the Nazis, including such great figures as Marc Chagall, Hannah Arendt, Max Ernst, and Jacques Lipchitz.

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The Jewish Museum - 5th Avenue
1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
New York NY 10128

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