Shoes on the Danube: A Survivor’s Story and a Rabbi’s Experience 72 Years Later

Friday, April 21, During Shabbat Services, 7:30 pm

Mount Zion member Charles Fodor was born in Hungary and survived the Shoah/Holocaust as well as the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 against ­Russia. He will share his ­harrowing stories of 1944/45 ­during the brief weeks that the Arrow Cross controlled Budapest.

Rabbi Spilker visited Budapest, as well as ­Vienna, as part of a rabbinic mission in ­January. He will give context to Charles’ first hand experiences, talk about anti-Semitism in Europe and America, and share something about the remarkably ­vibrant Jewish life today in Budapest.

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