Great Jewish Americans 101- Forged by the Sea: Stories from a Life of Naval ServiceDate: September 15, 2019 - Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Great Jewish Americans 101 - Forged by the Sea: Stories from a Life of Naval Service
Presented by Vice Admiral Herman Shelanski (ret), United States Navy
Sunday, September 15, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Vice Admiral Shelanski will talk about famous Jewish Admirals including his personal hero, Commodore Uriah P. Levy. He will discuss his personal experiences, dedicating a Torah on the world’s largest warship, and his love of the Navy.
Presenter: Vice Admiral Herman Shelanski retired as a vice admiral after
38 years of dedicated and honorable service in the U.S. He is a second generation American descended from Lithuanian Jews. Shelanski has dedicated two Holocaust Torahs on board aircraft carriers and celebrated Judaism at sea during his travels around the world.
JCC members $10, public $12, $14 at the door
Priority seating with reception before the event $50