The’ 45 Aid Society’ together with the 2nd Generation Committee held their annual reunion dinner on Sunday 8th May 2011. It was was a huge success.
Photos of the event click here: Photo Album – Reunion – 8 May 2001
The evening was attended by 260 people made up of survivors, second and third generation and other friends and family. The room looked beautiful and the food was delicious.
The loyal toasts of the evening were made by 2nd Generation members, Angela Cohen and Alan Greenberg.
The speeches were opened by the president of the Society, Mr Ben Helfgott followed by the British Ambassador to Israel, Mr Matthew Gould. A member of the 2nd Generation, Mr Colin Lester, made a very memorable speech (to read his speech To read the speech, please download the 45 Society reunion speech 2011). The President of the Board of Deputies Mr Vivian Wineman was the final speaker.
The evening, which was filled with much warmth and love, was concluded by a yiddish sing song led by singer, Gwendolen Burton.’ ‘