Leon Rajninger Out of Romania:

An incredible story of survival and hope

The Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley (JHSNV) is pleased to welcome Leon Rajninger, author of Black Days and Nights: The story of my childhood as a Holocaust survivor
The program will also include: A Special Musical Program Readings Lighting of the Memorial Candles Families with Bar/Bat Mitzvah children and older are strongly encouraged to attend.

Sunday, April 27, 4:00 P.M. Napa Valley Lutheran Church

Sponsored by Congregation Beth Shalom in conjunction with Congregation B’nai Israel, Napa Interfaith Clergy Group, Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley, and Napa Valley Lutheran Church

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The Jews of the Gold Rush

Jews played a prominent role in the California Gold Rush of 1849 Stephen Kinsey knows all about it. Now you can too. In conjunction with Congregation Beth Shalom Presents:

Stephen Kinsey Lunch and learn May 7, 2014

Napa Women’s Club (corner of Elm and Franklin) 11:30 am till 1:00 pm Bring your lunch and enjoy hearing this noted historian discuss the Jews of the Gold Rush and the significant part they played in the history of California. Also learn about the Jewish cemeteries of the gold country.

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