Celebration of the Life and Accomplishments of Carl Lutz

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 10:00am - Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 6:00pm
Philadelphia, PA
United States

The Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council is planning an event to recognize and celebrate the life and accomplishments of an often forgotten hero—Carl Lutz. His humanitarian action is considered the greatest civil rescue operation of Jews during the Holocaust. 

On November 10-11, 2020, we will showcase the life and legacy of Carl Lutz and Diplomatic Rescue in the Holocaust at indoor and outdoor locations in Philadelphia - the city where Carl Lutz served as Counselor of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Philadelphia from 1926 to 1934. We are planning to host international experts and guests including Agnes Hirschi, Carl Lutz’ stepdaughter and President of Carl Lutz Society.

Events and meetings locations on November 10-11, 2020

Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial Plaza, Philadelphia Film Center, National Museum of American Jewish History, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Swarthmore College

Event Type: 
Community Events
International Relations