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Rosh Hashanah – Jewish New Year 5770

August 20th, 2009 Comments off
Reunion 2009 Author: Mrs. Eugenia Hinton Pocalun

Reunion 2009
Author: Mrs. Eugenia Hinton Pocalun

For our Foundation and for our Synagogue this Jewish high holiday that begins at sunset September 18, 2009, and ends at nightfall September 20, 2009, is a memorable event for more than one reason.

The main entrance to the synagogue that has been bricked up for many years will be broken open before the holiday and the entrance restored with wooden doors, ready for the first religious service in more than thirty years.

It is symbolic that on this occasion there will be the first reunion in over forty years of about 50 Jews in their 50s and 60s who used to attend the prayer services in the synagogue as young people, before they were forced to leave Poland because of the oppression of the Communist regime of that time.

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