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Virtual Book & Author: “Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey”

December 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$5.00

During the Holocaust, 59 members of Siggi B. Wilzig’s family were killed, including his parents and all but one of his siblings. When he arrived in the U.S. at 21 years old in 1947, he vowed three things: to never go hungry again, to support Jewish people, and to speak out against injustice. A true “rags to riches” story, Wilzig (with $240 to his name) managed to build a fortune in both the oil and banking industries that were worth about $4 billion at the time of his death. Throughout his life, he remained committed to confronting antisemites, and was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the United States Holocaust Museum.
“Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend” by Joshua M. Greene is a compelling, well-researched biography of Auschwitz Survivor Siggi Wilzig. We invite you to join us in conversation with Greene as he discusses “Unstoppable” and Wilzig’s ongoing legacy.
Non-Members: $5.00; Members: Free
Register: https://ihm.ec/unstoppable
Purchase your copy of “Unstoppable” from our Legacy Shop: http://ihm.ec/unstoppablebook

Details

Date:
December 2, 2021
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$5.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://ihm.ec/unstoppable

Organizer

Illinois Holocaust Museum
Phone:
8479674800
Email:
info@ilhmec.org
Website:
https://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/

Venue

virutal