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The Generations Book/Film Club Meeting


One Step Ahead

The book tells the story of Esther and Samuel Parnes, their seven children, a young nephew, and a friend, who, on the first day of the German invasion of eastern Poland, then under Russian occupation, left Skalat, their home village, and made their way to Russia. Enduring bombardments, bloodshed, hunger, jail and disease, they managed to remain together and to survive. After the war the entire family immigrated to Canada and from there to the United States, where they settled in the Lakewood and Howell area in New Jersey.

Tina (Parnes) Weisz and Jeannie (Parnes) Wechsler, two of the last three surviving siblings, will be at the meeting to talk about their family’s experience and answer questions.

The book is available at the Chhange library, through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other vendors.

Register by calling (732) 224-1889 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us: 

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 7 PM
Meeting will be held at Chhange facility
at Brookdale Community College
Bankier Library Building (Parking Lot 5)
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738

 

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