A Match Made in Szarvas

Barbi Pasternàk-Szendy and Andràs Pasternàk met at Szarvas, the pioneering international Jewish camp JDC runs with the help of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, in the early 1990s. Returning to the camp the Hungarian countryside as staff members in 2001, the two became close friends before beginning to date and eventually becoming engaged. For this couple whose love story is inextricably linked to their life-changing Jewish immersion experience at Szarvas, there was no better place to celebrate their union than the camp itself.

Duration: 2:37

Tags for this Video: Camps / Retreats


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