Fort Lee—On Tuesday, October 8th, at 12 Noon, at the Young Israel of Fort Lee, 1610 Parker Avenue, guest lecturer Rabbi Marvin Tokayer will present “Pepper, Silk and Ivory: The Exotic Jews of China, Japan and India.”
Rabbi Tokayer, a former U. S. Air Force Chaplain, was the rabbi of the Jewish community in Japan from 1968 to 1981. He is currently the rabbi of the Cherry Lane Minyan in Great Neck, New York. He is the author of The Fuji Plan – The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews During WW II, published by Paddington Press.
The event is sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Jack Wimmer in memory of their beloved parents and siblings who perished in the Holocaust.
A Q & A and light lunch will follow. All members of the community are welcome.