September 17, 2010

Yom Kippur in 1945

Stanley Abramovitch, a true JDC Hero who worked for JDC for 63 years is featured today on CNN's Belief Blog.  Stanley started his career with JDC working in the displaced persons (DP) camps following World War II and in this article, he talks of the Yom Kippur he spent at a DP camp in Landsberg in Bavaria, Germany in 1945, the first Yom Kippur following liberation for the camp's inhabitants.

Stanley Abramovitch (seated, second from right) with JDC staff
at a German displaced persons camp circa 1945.

 Read the full story at the CNN Belief Blog

The JDC Ambassadors Circle would like to wish you G'mar Hatima Tova, a happy and healthy New year and an easy fast.  May you be inscribed in the Book of Life.

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