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Tributes to Sophie Caplan, AJGS Past President and Life Member

Sophie Caplan receives a certificate of appreciation from Rieke Nash for her long association with AJGS.

AJGS founding member, past president and life member Sophie Caplan passed away peacefully on Saturday January 20, 2018. Sophie was a towering figure in Australian Jewish genealogy and many of our members have fond memories of her efforts in building our society into the vibrant organisation it is today.

We would love for you to share your memories of Sophie in the comment  section below. We will pass these on to Sophie’s family.

Book Launch: Escape From Berlin

Life member Peter Nash is launching his memoir Escape from Berlin: A Refugee Flees Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust of WW2 to Shanghai and the Australia at the Sydney Jewish Museum on Sunday August 20; introduced by Prof Andrew Jakubowicz.

by phone 9360 7999 or
by email to: rsvp@sjm.com.au

Peter will be signing copies of the book from 1:30pm.