From Iconic Ship to a Mythic Image: The Warfield/Exodus
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The Exodus 1947 took Holocaust survivors, from France to Palestine. The ship was seized & passengers deported back to Europe. Russian artist Alex Gelfenboim (& 36 women of the Pomegranate Guild, led by Rita Lenkin Hawkins) created a needlepoint tapestry. It shows a story of courage, hope & optimism for a world at peace. The Warfield/Exodus Peace Tapestry is a retelling of history. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Exodus & the founding of Israel. Dr. Barry S. Lever is the speaker.