At 4 PM in the afternoon on Friday, June 17, 2005, the CZ organization
Respect and Tolerance and the town of Lostice will welcome Congregation Hakafa >from
Glencoe, Illinois, USA. Congregation Hakafa will bring with them the Torah
that once belonged to the Jewish Community of Lostice and they will read >from it.
This will be the first such worship service since the Nazi occupation. There
will be a concert and the presentation of benches to remember those who once
prayed in this temple and a service by conducted by Rabbi Bruce Elder.
Please let me know privately if you will be in the Lostice area at this time
and are interested in attending. Saturday at 5 PM there will be a tour of
castle Bouzov and the opening of the exhibition: Remembering Jewish Families with
Jewish music by a violin trio >from Ireland playing Jewish music.
Sherman Oaks CA