The Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania always is looking for new programming ideas to bring the “family” together. So when Mel Kaplan of Stroudsburg suggested the movie “Dovid Meyer” to Dassy Ganz, assistant to the director, she decided to look into it.
Mel, a congregant at Temple Israel of the Poconos, had seen the movie and had a connection to the producer/director who was good enough not to charge for the showing instead wishing the Federation good luck in raising money.
In fact, Mel stepped in at the last minute with help with the sound for the evening.
The audience included members of the Chapman Lake summer community, greater Scranton, Pocono Pines, Stroudsburg and Binghamton, N.Y.
Thank you to the Goldberg and Brand girls who sold refreshments and to volunteers, Dolly Baron, Bernice Ecker, Ruth Fallick, Nancy Friedman and Malca Shapiro who sat at the admissions table.
Please feel free to call or email Dassy with your suggestions for Federation get-togethers.