Holocaust survivor and philosopher May 2
“An Unforgettable Evening with a Holocaust Survivor and with a Philosopher” will be presented Wednesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at the Chabad Community Center, 1760 S. 1100 East.
Abe Katz, a survivor of the Buchenwald concentration camp, was born in Breslau, Germany, in 1923. At the age of 14, on his way to work, he was taken by the German army to a holding camp and never saw his parents again.
Rabbi J. Immanuel Schochet, a native of Switzerland, was professor of philosophy at Humber College in Toronto from 1971-1996; professor of Jewish philosophy, law and mysticism, and dean of degree studies, at Maimonides College, Toronto, from 1980-1990; and adjunct professor of medical ethics, University of Toronto School of Medicine, from 1983-87. He was the rabbi of Kielcer Congregation in Toronto from 1959-1996, and has served Congregation Beth Joseph since 1996.
The event is hosted by Chabad Lubavitch of Utah. Suggested donation is $7, sponsors $180.