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National Museum of American Jewish History


101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to

Remembering Tragedy: Commemoration and Memorialization in America

April 27, 2014 4:00 PM

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, join us for this discussion about tragedy and memory in America, featuring Dr. James E. Young, Director of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Light reception to follow.

$8/FREE for Members and PennCard holders
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In partnership with University of Pennsylvania's Jewish Studies Program.
This discussion represents the fifth installment of a biannual public forum sponsored jointly by Penn and the Museum with generous support from the Arlene and Stanley Ginsburg Family Foundation, which aims to connect the Jewish experience narrated in the Museum’s core exhibition with larger themes in American history and culture.


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