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“Good In The Midst Of Evil” Virtual Book Discussion July 7

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival, with a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, presents a virtual discussion of Dana Fast in her story, “Good in the Midst of Evil,” at 7 p.m. on July 7 via Zoom. The book was published in April. 

This is Dana’s saga of her experiences in World War II Warsaw, Poland, as chronicled by her daughter, Yvona. The Warsaw ghetto was sealed off in 1940. The Jews made up about 30% of the city’s population and were shut into 2.4% of the city’s land area. About 400,000 Jews were compelled to live in the ghetto of which 100,000 died of starvation, the rest deported to death camps.

Dana, now 91, became a strong independent woman with a degree in chemistry and a career in medical research. She retired to gardening, hiking, and volunteering in her community of Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks, where she has lived for almost a half century.

Good in the Midst of Evil, with Dana and Yvona Fast, will be on Zoom, Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. Registration is required at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, go to: www.saratogajewishcultrualfestival.org.

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