The 117th Jewish Federation Annual Meeting was held on
Sept. 18 and featured award-winning
author, columnist, and Israel expert Dr. Daniel Gordis as well as the presentation of the Julius Rosenwald Memorial Award to Theodore F. Perlman.
The beloved Director of OSRUI, who has been a
pillar of leadership and Jewish education for generations of campers at the
Reform movement’s Oconomowoc, Wisc., camp has decided the time has come to pass on the
mantle. Solly Kane will become the new director.
Many know of Denmark’s heroic rescue of its 7,000 or so Jews from Nazi hands during World War II, along with Bulgaria’s open defiance of orders to deport its 40,000 to 50,000 Jewish citizens to concentration and death camps.
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