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Invite you to a special event in celebration of Jewish women's studies and Jewish history of New York City

Fiorello's Sister: Gemma La Guardia Gluck's Story

Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Reception: 5:30-7:30 PM
Program at 6:30 PM: Lecture and book-signing by Rochelle G. Saidel, author of Fiorello's Sister: Gemma La Guardia Gluck's Story
Organized in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of the birth of New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, this exhibition describes the life's journey of his beloved sister, Gemma, who was incarcerated as a political hostage by Eichmann and Himmler in the Mauthausen and Ravensbrück concentration camps during the Holocaust, and her struggles as a displaced person in postwar Berlin.
Rochelle G. Saidel, guest curator and the author of Fiorello's Sister: Gemma La Guardia Gluck's Story, incorporating Gemma La Guardia Gluck's My Story, is also the author of The Jewish Women of Ravensbrück and the founder and director of Remember the Women Institute, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to research in women's history.
Museum Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 AM - 5 PM; Friday, 9 AM - 3 PM; Selected Sundays, 10 AM - 2 PM on November 11; December 2, 16; January 13, 27.
Admission: Free. Photo ID Required.
Tours/Information: Contact Elizabeth McNamara Mueller, National Public Affairs Associate at (212) 824-2205,, or visit

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