Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

The Story Continues: A Panel Discussion with Holocaust Survivors and Temple Members

Feb. 19, 2014

A Congregation Emanu-El
75th Anniversary Series Event

The Story Continues:
A Panel Discussion with Holocaust Survivors and Temple Members

As WWII and the Holocaust brought the end to Jewish communities in much of Europe, a new Jewish community was beginning in Waukesha, WI with the founding of Congregation Emanu-El in 1939. In this first in a series of Congregation Emanu-El 75th Anniversary events, Holocaust survivors and adult family members of survivors are among the featured speakers in a panel discussion “The Story Continues.”

Panel participants, most of whom are also Emanu-El congregants, will discuss the historic continuity of the Jewish community as it was simultaneously declining in Europe and starting in Waukesha. They will share the greater story of persecution and relocation as context for how communities continue and flourish as they change, move and grow. Their message: we have survived and we’re all connected --then, now and into the future.

When:
Thursday March 6, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Congregation Emanu-El
830 West Moreland Blvd
Waukesha, WI 53188

Who:
•Moderator Sandy Hoffman, an adult child of Holocaust survivors who has been involved with Holocaust related issues and education since the early 1980's including serving as the former Chair of the Holocaust Education Resource Center

•Al Beder, Holocaust survivor

•Gary Beder, adult child of Holocaust survivor and Temple member

•Marsha Fensin, adult child of Holocaust survivor and Temple member

•Steve Merkow, long time Temple member

•Jeff Shabman, family member of Holocaust survivors and Temple Board member

•Peter Shelley, Holocaust survivor and Temple member

Admission: Free but donations welcome

For More Information Contact:
Karyn Youso, 414-403-5490, kgyouso@wi.rr.com

Community Watch

» Wauwatosa Police Report: May 15 - 21 10:24 AM

» Wauwatosa West girls run away with Woodland Outdoor title 10:08 AM

» Video: Reporter takes us along the 2016 Run Tosa Run 5/23

» Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week 5/20

» Suspects charged in string of armed robberies through Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Updated:  5/19

» New Mayfair GM announces plans for a Z Gallerie furniture store Updated:  5/18

» Wauwatosa East baseball team will rely on defense, depth in 2016 5/18

» Wauwatosa East softball teams beats West Allis Central in twinbill 5/18

» Campus News: May 19 5/18

» Sports Shorts: May 19, 2016 5/18

» Wauwatosa East girls soccer team crushes West Allis Central, 11-0 5/18

» Wauwatosa West girls soccer team seeks Woodland title 5/18

» Wauwatosa East's Ryan Kelnhofer to play in summer All-Star game 5/18

» Wauwatosa's Folley takes first in Greco-Roman Tourney 5/18

» Call for votes to name new giraffe at Milwaukee County Zoo 5/18

» Wauwatosa golfers finish fourth in fifth GMC mini-meet 5/18

» Wauwatosa Swordfish set 10 records at swimming meet 5/18

» Sports Notes: May 19, 2016 5/18

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Tosa firefighters serve up meals for families in need 5/16

» Barre District looks to open second studio near Wauwatosa 5/16

» Maggiano's Little Italy in Tosa celebrates patio grand opening Updated:  5/16

» Meijer launches campaign to benefit Tosa Community Food Pantry 5/13

» Video: Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week Updated:  5/13

» Wauwatosa apartment fire causes $40,000 in damage, no injuries reported Updated:  5/13

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where our Wauwatosa reporter explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

Advertisement

CONNECT