17 2018

Hazak Event Fort Ontario

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Temple Beth El Beit Cafe
139 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610

Contact Carol Konuksever


Guest Speakers:  Gloria Fredkove and Jack Bass / Moderated by Linda Shapiro Weinstein

From 1944 to 1946, 1000 Jewish refugees were housed in an old army base in Oswego, NY named Fort Ontario.  Today it is a museum known as Safe Haven Museum and Education Center.

Hear from two former inhabitants of Fort Ontario, Gloria Fredkove and Jack Bass, who were only children when they arrived in America as refugees and the perspectives of Oswego residents to Fort Ontario from Linda Shapiro Weinstein, who grew up in Oswego while her father served as Mayor.

Cost:  Free and Open To The Public