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Survival and Luck: Holocaust Survivor Peter Metzelaar Shares His Story

April 16 • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


In honor of Yom Hashoah, the SJCC is partnering with the Holocaust Center for Humanity for a series of meaningful events. Hear from speaker Peter Metzelaar, who will share his remarkable story of hiding in the Netherlands during the Holocaust, his mother’s ingenuity that saved their lives, and the close calls where luck was on their side.  

While there, you can also explore the Holocaust Center’s new temporary exhibit, “Memories Unboxed: Rare Photos From Our Archives.” which includes a photo of Metzelaar.  

This event and access to the museum are free with a suggested donation between $5-10. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Program and exhibit are recommended for grade 6 and up. 

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Talk included when you reserve a ticket for the 10 am-1 pm timeslot on April 16. 

About the Guest   

Read more about speaker Peter Metzelaar in the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s Survivor Encyclopedia here>>


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Holocaust Center for Humanity


Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity
2045 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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