Remembering Rabbi Isaiah Wohlgemuth: Our Link to Europe’s Majesty and Tragedy

Top Pick November 10, 2019 Brookline Free
Rabbi Isaiah Wohlgemuth (Courtesy photo)
Rabbi Isaiah Wohlgemuth (Courtesy photo)

Our community speaker series presents the 32nd annual commemoration of Kristallnacht, featuring four Maimo alumni who will speak about Rabbi Isaiah Wohlgemuth (z”l), a Kristallnacht survivor. He was a longtime teacher at Maimonides and his teachings had a profound impact on tefillah at Maimonides in the past and still today.


  • Dr. Steven Bayme, ’67, director of contemporary Jewish life, American Jewish Committee
  • Attorney Abraham Katz, ’71, founding director, The Beurei Hatefila Institute
  • Tova Katz, ’01, former student of Rabbi Wohlgemuth
  • Rabbi Asher Lopatin, ’82, executive director, JCRC/AJC Detroit

Ma’ariv will be at 7:15 p.m. The event will be in S. Joseph Solomont Synagogue at Maimonides School.

To RSVP, email or call 617-232-4452 ext. 405.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Maimonides School
34 Philbrick Rd
Brookline, MA 02445
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