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Congregation Etz Chayim invites you to hear special guest Marina Nemat

October 18, 2013

Congregation Etz Chayim invites you to an educational weekend with special guest Marina Nemat

Friday, November 1st & Saturday, November 2nd

Marina is the author of Prisoner of Tehran and After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed. She will share her memwories about growing up in Iran, serving time in Evin Prison for speaking out against the Iranian government, escaping a death sentence and finally fleeing Iran for a new life in Canada.

“BEING ARRESTED WAS REALLY LIKE WATCHING A MOVIE. IT WAS LIKE I WAS WATCHIN THIS HAPPEN TO SOMEONE ELSE, IT REALLY WASN’T HAPPENING TO ME,” – NEMAT SAID. “NOW I UNDERSTAND THAT I PROBABLY ENTERED A STATE OF SHOCK THAT JUST KEPT GOING.”

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST

5:25 p.m.        Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00 p.m.        Dinner

After dinner, Marina will speak about her book Prison of Tehran

Adults             $27

Children        $12

To register, please call the office 204-589- 6305. Special dietary requests must be made at the time of registration.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND

9:00 a.m.        Shabbat Morning Services

Marina will deliver the sermon based on her book After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed

Kiddush Lunch to follow

After Kiddush Marina will present the topic “Minorities in the Middle East”

Question and answer period will follow

 
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