JEP Belgrade 2016

JEP’s autumn event of 2016 took place in September in Belgrade, Serbia in the stylish five star Metropol Palace Hotel.  The event started with a visit to the historic sites in central Belgrade, including the Belgrade Fortress, Kalemegdan Park and Republic Square. During the Friday, a trip to Novi Sad allowed participants to not only visit Serbia’s scenic second city, but also admire the grand Synagogue. Guest business speaker, Ernest Herzog in the evening explained the importance of Judaism in a Leadership role.

Shabbat included relationship advice from our Life Coach Shelley Whitehead,  another session on Crisis Management by Ernest Herzog and Parsha insights from local Chabad Rabbi, Rabbi Kaminetsky. On Sunday participants got to see the beautiful Sukkat Shalom Synagogue and Sephardic Cemetery, as well as hear the personal story of the tour guide’s own Jewish family during World War II.