30 Apr '18, 8pm

How Holocaust Survivor Judith Leiber Became a Handbag Legend

At the start of the war, Leiber went to work at Pessl, a handbag company, where she worked her way from journeyman to master craftswoman. As the war intensified, she and her family lived with 25 other people in a one-bedroom apartment when they were able to add their names to a pass from the Swiss consulate, allowing them to live under that government’s protection. But in the final terrible months of the war, the Nazis rounded her and her family up and forced them into a ghetto where she lived with 60 people in a cellar. Leiber says she designed handbags in her mind to create an escape. The war ended for Leiber when Soviet forces defeated the Nazis and left in April 1945, and she and her family were able to return to their home.

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