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THE GRATZ COLLEGE CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS PRESENTS: Forum on Antisemitism in America and Presentation of the Gratz Medal to Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Forum on Antisemitism in America features a scholarly panel discussion on the history and contemporary challenges antisemitism and also a special presentation of the Gratz Medal to Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., in recognition of his leadership and service.

The panel, which will be moderated by Gratz College President Zev Eleff, features:
• Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., recent past chair, Gratz College Board of Governors, professor of Jewish History and rabbi emeritus of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel;
• Professor Charles R. Gallagher, S.J., of Boston College and a former student of Sussman;
• Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, senior director of Knowledge, Ideas and Learning at the Jewish Education Project.

Sussman will share findings from his research on antisemitism during the U.S. Civil War; Gallagher, a former student of Rabbi Sussman, will present his work on Nazi extremist groups in the United States during the 1940s; and Vinokor-Meinrath, a recent Gratz alumna, will discuss her research on the threat and impact of present-day antisemitism on Generation Z. Both Gallagher and Vinokor-Meinrath have authored recent monographs on these important subjects.

Registration is required for this program, which is free and open to the public. Attendees can choose to participate online or in-person at Gratz College.

For more information: [email protected] or 215-635-7300, ext. 155.


September 29
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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