Author Book Talk: Ira Poliakoff: "Synagogues of Philadelphia"

Event Type: Adults
Date: 4/8/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Award-winning author Ira Poliakoff will speak about his new book tracing the history of the Jewish people in the Philadelphia region through the more than 500 synagogues that exist or have existed. Autographed copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Ira Poliakoff was born in New York City just as World War II was ending. As a young man, Ira served as Youth Director at several shuls in metropolitan New York and worked for the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism as a Field Worker. In 1973, he married Judith Braude and moved to Wynnewood, PA shortly thereafter. He later enjoyed a long, successful career in business. Ira and his family have been members of Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El of Wynnewood for 38 years. He is blessed with two children and two grandchildren.
Library: Phoenixville Public Library
Location: Carnegie Room
Other Information:
 This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
Contact: Mark Pinto
Contact Number: 610-933-3013 x132
Presenter: Ira Poliakoff
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend.

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