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Librarian spy

Tuesday, February 9, 2 p.m.

Florence Mendheim (Courtesy MJHNYC)
Florence Mendheim (Courtesy MJHNYC)

The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust screens “The New York Librarian Who Spied On American Nazis.” Academy Award-winning filmmaker Marshall Curry, Newberry Library president/librarian Dr. Daniel Greene, and Michael Simonson of the Leo Baeck Institute discuss the life and legacy of Florence Mendheim, a Jewish librarian who went undercover in the 1930s to spy on local Nazi groups in the New York area. Program is co-presented by the Museum and the Leo Baeck Institute. 2 p.m. For link: mjhnyc.org/events.

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