Sun, Apr 03

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Online via Zoom

UNSTOPPABLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF SIGGI B. WILZIG

Author event facilitated by Joshua Greene. Sponsored by the Contra Costa JCC and Congregation B'nai Shalom in partnership with the Jewish Book Council and the Lafayette Library.

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UNSTOPPABLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF SIGGI B. WILZIG

Time & Location

Apr 03, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

Online via Zoom

About the Event

Author Joshua M. Greene will share the ultimate immigrant story, an epic David-and-Goliath adventure and an inspiring manual for survival. Deported with his family to Auschwitz, Siggi E. Wilzig used his wits to stay alive.  After two death marches, near starvation, he was liberated from Mauthausen and went to work for the U.S. Army hunting Nazis. After immigrating to America, he began his career selling neckties from the trunk of his car and in little more than a decade rose to become CEO of both a publicly traded oil company and a bank with assets in excess of $4 billion.  Greene has made documentaries on Holocaust history that have aired on PBS and Discovery.  

You may order Unstoppable: Siggi E. Wilzig's Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend by Joshua Greene from: 

  • Rakestraw Books in Danville https://www.rakestrawbooks.com/book/9781647222154
  • Your local bookstore or online retailer

You can pick up a complimentary copy of this book at the Lafayette Library while supplies last.

Admission is free. Upon registration, you will first receive a confirmation email. An hour before the program begins, we will email the Zoom link you need to join the event. If you don't see these emails, please check your spam/junk folder to retrieve them. We suggest you add "notifications@wixevents.com" to your contacts list as well.

Sponsored by the Contra Costa JCC and Congregation B'nai Shalom in partnership with the Jewish Book Council and the Lafayette Library. 

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