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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

January 2020

Holocaust Symposium for Philadelphia Area College Students

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free for College students

In observance of the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance, this interactive program is intended to improve college students’ understanding of the Holocaust. This free program for college students includes a kosher lunch, breakout sessions with Holocaust survivors, a film screening of “Why Are We Here? Real Diaries of Young People” and presentations by Gratz President Dr. Paul Finkelman, Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Dr. Monika Rice and Director of the Holocaust Oral History Archive and Josey Fisher. Free for…

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February 2020

Lunch and Learn: Jewish Humor Goes to the Movies

February 11 @ 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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$25.00

This event showcases the works of film legends like Molly Picon, The Marx Brothers, Barbra Streisand, Mel Brooks and many others in laugh-out-loud film clips while each performer’s Jewish roots are discussed. Presented by Irv Slifkin, film critic, historian and Temple University professor. Slifkin teaches communications and film at Temple University and Rowan College. He is the author of the books “Filmadelphia: A Celebration of a City’s Movies” and “Groovy Movies: Far-Out Films of the Psychedelic Era.” Along with writing…

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March 2020

Sivan Rahav Meir Comes to Elkins Park

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park PA, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Israeli television newscaster and radio personality Sivan Rahav Meir will be speaking in Elkins Park. Meir was included by Forbes magazine in its list of the 50 most influential women in Israel and listed by The Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world. Her weekly lecture is watched online by thousands of people around the world.

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