Young members visit Poland
KINGSTON SYNAGOGUE minister Rabbi David Mason led a 20-strong group of younger members and their families on a two-day trip to Poland.
The itinerary included a tour of the Auschwitz/Birkenau death camp site, where the rabbi conducted a memorial service for victims of the Holocaust.
Rabbi Mason — whose wife is Polish- born — said the positive feedback from participants “made me realise the importance of such visits in contributing to the deepening of Jewish identity and the ability to tell the Jewish story”.
Abby Lewis, Chloe Varon and Eleni Varon, three of the Kingston group who went to Poland