Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture
Congregation Ohab Zedek will hold its annual Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture on December 19 at 7:30 p.m. This year’s speaker will be Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner, Rabbi emeritus of Congregation Ohab Zedek, and professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University. Dr. Reiner will present “Napoleon and the Jews: The Jewish Quest for Emancipation.”
The lecture series is named after Herbert Kamlet, a Rockaway resident for 47 years who was active in the community and congregation. Kamlet held every office at the synagogue at one time or another. A dessert reception will follow in the synagogue ballroom. The congregation is located at 134-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard and can be reached by calling 718-474-3300.