17 2016

Matinee at the J: "I Want to Remember, He Wants to Forget"

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara 524 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA

Contact Ruth Steinberg
(805) 957-1116

Free event, open to all.

Join us for a powerful film about a local Holocaust survivor, Solomon Adizes, and his son Ichak. 

Dr. Ichak Adizes​ will be present at the screening, and will participate in a Q&A after the film.



Fifty years ago in Skopje, Macedonia, Solomon Adizes and his son Isaac were sent by the Italians and Bulgarians to a concentration camp. Disguised as Muslims, they managed to escape to Albania, where they found sanctuary with Muslim villagers. Solomon pretended to be a doctor and earned a reputation throughout the entire region. After the war, they returned to Yugoslavia and from there immigrated to Israel. Fifty years later Professor Isaac Adizes and his father Solomon return to the concentration camp in the heart of Skopje, and from there back to Albania to meet the family that saved them from the Nazis…

Sponsor: Jewish Family Service & Santa Barbara Village