Monday 15 April 2013

Amazing discovery leads to redefinition of this woman’s roots!

After finding a mysterious suitcase in her mother’s basement, Dr. Andrée Lotey discovered that her late father had been Jewish and was rescued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes.  This story was featured in the Montreal Gazette, and she is currently writing a true-life detective story about her discoveries.  She has worked as a journalist for Radio-Canada, and has written many articles.

Dr, Andrée Lotey

Dr. Lotey teaches French literature and language at the University of Montreal and Concordia University.

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal, in association with the Jewish Public Library, is featuring Dr. Lotey as their speaker on Monday, April 22, 2013, at 7:30 pm. 

The title of her presentation will be

“The Survivors of the Green Suitcase".

This meeting will take place at the

Gelber Conference Centre, 5151 Cote Ste-Catherine/1 Carré Cummings.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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