Join the 3GNY community for its winter Shabbat dinner at the East End Temple. This synagogue is rich with history and relevance as it was started by a group of World War II veterans and their families in 1948. You are also invited to attend optional Shabbat services and listen to fellow 3GNY member Cantor Shira at 6:15 PM.
Dinner is kosher.
Please email if there are any diestary restrictions.
Cost is $40 until 1/17/2015. $45 after.
Special Guest Speaker & East End Temple congregrant
Denise was born in Alsace, the eastern part of France near the German/Swiss border, and was the second of three girls. Her mother was born in Hungary to Polish parents and emigrated to Alsace, her father was born in Poland, moved to Hungary, and then to moved to France where he met and married Denise's mother. Both her parents were naturalized French citizens.
During the war, Denise was hidden with her sisters for two years in a Catholic women's residence in Normandy. Only the Mother Superior and one other nun knew they were Jewish. Her parents remained in Paris and were hidden in a maid's room for 2 years. They were reunited in September 1944 after Paris was liberated.