Presented by Congregation Beth Hamidrash
in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver
and generously sponsored by Sam Shamash & Family in memory of Sam's wife, Tracy Penner Z'L
THE GRIPPING STORY OF 2600 YEARS OF BABYLONIAN DIASPORA
Edwin Shuker's account of growing up in Baghdad
Born in Baghdad in 1955, Edwin lived the early part of his life under the shadow of fear and persecution. He managed to escape Iraq with his family in 1971. Edwin is Vice President of the European Jewish Congress and the immediate former President of JJAC- Justice for Jews from Arab Countries. Edwin regularly delivers presentations on Middle Eastern topics at prestigious venues including, the European Parliament and the British House of Lords. He is a frequent visitor to many Middle Eastern countries including Iraq.
VANCOUVER EXCLUSIVE - Edwin has just returned from Baghdad, and Vancouver will be the first city where he will share his experiences about returning to his birthplace for Pesah.
Tuesday, May 23 - 7:30 PM
Beth Hamidrash Synagogue
3231 Heather Street (enter from back lane)
Refreshments will be served
Sponsor: Sam Shamash & Family in memory of Sam's wife, Tracy Penner Z'L