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Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA

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7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
www.gratz.edu

August 2019

Continuing Legal Education: The Ten Commandments: Legal Ethics, American Constitutional Law and Jewish Tradition

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$150.00

The Ten Commandments is seen by most Americans as the embodiment of Jewish law and a central aspect of Christian theology. Monuments to the Ten Commandments are found throughout the United States. Some are put up to commemorate those who have died in defending the nation, but more often they are part of social or political agendas. The most famous, in recent years was the 5,500-pound monument that then-Chief Justice Roy Moore of Alabama placed in the Rotunda of the…

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September 2019

Lunch and Learn: How a Jewish Congressman Shaped American Immigration Policy

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$23.00

Join Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D. in a discussion about NY Representative Emanuel Celler, who fought the passage of the Johnson Immigration Act of 1924. The act was passed in order to maintain the ethnic composition of the U.S. by restricting the entry of “undesirable” immigrants. Learn more about this unsung hero in a presentation that Rabbi Sussman first presented on C-SPAN in 2016. Speakers: Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D. is senior Rabbi at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins…

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“Your Name is Renee” 20th Anniversary

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$15

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the book Your Name is Renee by Stacy Cretzmeyer, which details the experiences of our featured speaker, Ruth Kapp Hartz, a Hidden Child Survivor of Nazi-occupied France during World War II. With scenes from the play, Beyond the Blue Windows, a dramatization of Ruth’s life story by Deanne Scherlis Comer. Starring Diane Steinbrink, Gloria Salmonsohn, Dave Perelman and students from Rooted Tree Productions. Sunday, Sept. 8 from 2–4 p.m. $15, free for ages 17 and under.…

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