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West Meets East – Part 2

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West Meets East – Part 2

After agreeing to serve as rabbi in Japan for a period of two years, Rabbi Marvin Tokayer was thinking of backing out when his father suddenly passed away. The Rebbe’s guidance and advice turned his challenge into the most rewarding experience of his life.(1960's)
Japan, Lubavitcher Rebbe
West Meets East – Part 2
Disc 157, Program 626

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer is a noted scholar and historian residing in Great Neck, New York. For many years he was the only rabbi living in Japan and served as the Vice President and Director of Culture, Religion and Education for the Jewish Communities of the Far East. Rabbi Tokayer has written 20 books in Japanese on Judaism and Jewish life, and upon returning to New York he founded and led the Cherry Lane Minyan.

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