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Janka is the compelling account of Janka Festinger, from Sighet, Romania, who survived the Nazi Holocaust, fell in love and married an American soldier, and immigrated to the United States to live the American Dream.

   At 75, she finally shares her story…


News Flash: The October performances of JANKA at 2nd Space in Fresno were a big success. Over 200 people attended, contributing to our goal of bringing Janka’s story to the Big Apple next April. We want to thank everyone who attended or contributed to the show. We still have a ways to go. Contributions can be made to The Fresno Arts Council by clilcking here. And, very soon, look for us on


Can Fresno send Janka and her Holocaust story to New York?
Read Donald Munro's article and review in the Fresno Bee.


The Janka Project

P.O. Box 4289

Fresno, CA 93744-4289

Phone: (559) 284-8247



Fresno Arts Council

1245 Van Ness Avenue

Fresno, CA 93721

Phone: (559) 237-9734

Janka Festinger's Moments of Happiness

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