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My Dear Children

One hundred years ago, Jews in what is today Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus suffered through what scholars now call "the holocaust of its day." Organized massacres called pogroms that swept the region from 1917-1921 killed as many as 250,000 Jews. MY DEAR CHILDREN follows one woman's quest to unravel a family mystery dating back to this time. In 1920, Feiga Shamis, a Russian Jewish mother of 12, sent two of her youngest children to an orphanage a continent away. For the rest of their lives, the two...
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  • program length: 60 minutes

Thursday, November 8 at 2:00 am on 12.1

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  • Wednesday, November 7 at 9:00 pm on 12.1