Pittsfield: WWII-era champion swimmers subject of documentary
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present the film documentary and program, "Watermarks," at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.
The program focuses on the champion women swimmers of the legendary World War II-era Jewish Austrian sports club, "Hakoah Vienna." The presentation will be facilitated by Lenox resident Stella Schecter who was a swimmer at Hakoah.
The program is open to the public at a cost of $3.
Information: Nancy Maurice Rogers, program director, at (413) 442-4360, ext. 15.
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