Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum presents Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Mohammed Al Samawi and Justin Hefter
In 2015, Mohammed Al Samawi, an interfaith activist from a Shiite Muslim background, found himself trapped in the city of Aden, Yemen. The target of death threats from al-Qaeda squads, Al Samawi knew his life depended on escaping the city. That’s where Justin Hefter, along with three other young people in the U.S. and Israel, came in. Viewers can learn more about this inspiring story during this program.