The Retirees Lunch and Learn program of Edison/Highland Park will present a screening of “The Jewish Journey to America” on Tuesday, September 10, at noon at Congregation Ohr Torah in Edison.
Narrated by Martha Teichner, the film follows the trajectory of Jewish-American life from the earliest arrivals in the mid-17th century through the impact of the Nazi regime in World War II, the creation of Israel and the new challenges of 21st-century assimilation. The film runs approximately 60 minutes.
The dvar Torah will be given by Gene Wasserman. An introduction to the film will be presented by Henry Schanzer, who will speak about his own experiences coming to America. If you plan on attending the program, please RSVP by Friday, September 6, to Bella at 732-317-1786 or [email protected], Mildred at 732-572-1712 or Marcia at 732-572- 5998 or [email protected] The cost is $12 per person.