Providing Joy and Meaning for Florida Seniors

Shoshana Wakser Was Born In 1952 In Munich, Germany, While Her Father Was Stationed There As A Soldier With The American Army. The Army Chaplain Gave Shoshana Her Hebrew Name And Predicted That She Will Make Some Very Big Contributions To The Jewish People. When Family Moved Back To America, They Moved To Brooklyn First And Later To Bel Harbor. During Her Years As A Teenager In Bel Harbor. She Became Close To A Religious Family Who Had A Mikvah In Their Garage For When The Satmar Rebbe Came To Visit. As She Grew Up, She Became More And More Interested In G-D And Her Judaism. During Her College Years, Shoshana Attended Beliot University In Wisconsin, And Then Continued Her Studies At Hebrew University In Tel Aviv. She Majored In Jewish Studies. During That Time, She Also Worked On A Religious Kibbutz With Survivors Who Told Her About Their Lives. Shoshana Married And Lived In Tzefat For The First Three Years. Afterward, She Moved To Crown Heights And Resided There For The Next 20 Years. Shoshana Has Two Lovely Daughters, And Seven Grandchildren. Six Of Them Live In The Crown Heights Neighborhood In Brooklyn, And One Lives In Montreal. Shoshana And Her Family Came To Florida 20 Years Age To Escape The Cold. Shoshana Was Having Some Health Issues And Needed Help With Her Medicines. She Moved Into Flamingo Assisted Living In North Miami Beach. She Remains Very Productive, Going To Classes And Doing Chesed With The Alef Institute. It Is Truly An Honor For TOP To Have Her In Our Classes!