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Shabbat Tarbudat Lecture following services
November 4 @ 11:30 - 12:30
Lecture (in Hebrew) by Dr. Gavriel Alexander: “I was there! The fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989.”
While gathering material for a doctorate on the history of the organization of the Jewish community in Berlin, Har-El member Dr. Gavriel Alexander was in Berlin during October, November, and the beginning of December, 1989. By chance, he experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall in Postdam, then in East Germany on November 9, 1989. On Friday, November 10, 1989, he returned to “West Berlin” together hundreds of thousands of citizens of East Germany that wanted to experience in the first time of their lives the “Paradise of the West.” In his lecture, Dr. Alexander will also relate to the Jewish context regarding the history of the city of Berlin