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LIMMUD LIVE | Saturday 12 June @The Ship, Herne Bay
LIMMUD | Sunday 13 June @Diocesan School for Girls, Epsom

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Sunday, June 13 • 2:40pm - 3:40pm
ASHKENAZ: Beyond family stories, what is the truth of Jewish Eastern European life?

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Rabbi Dean recently travelled to Pinsk, now Belarus, the birthplace of his paternal grandmother. He was the first family member to step foot in that town in over one hundred years.  The learning in this session is the result of the exploration of Ashkenaz he did in preparation for his journey. We'll explore the political, economic, and social contexts of so many of our ancestors.

Unfortunately, due to technical issues, there is no online Zoom recording available for this session.

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Rabbi Dean Shapiro

Rabbi Dean Shapiro served as the rabbi of Beth Shalom in Auckland from 2008 to 2011. Since then, he has been the rabbi at Temple Emanuel of Tempe, in the Phoenix Arizona metropolitan area. Rabbi Dean received rabbinic ordination at the Los Angeles campus of Hebrew Union College... Read More →

Sunday June 13, 2021 2:40pm - 3:40pm NZST
  History & Holocaust
  • Delivery method Zoom
  • Available online? No