Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Organization:
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
Cost:
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Location:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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The Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History promotes the study of Jewish experience in America. Founded in May 1990, it is part of Temple University's Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts.

Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture: Soviet Jewry Activists & Civic Engagement

March 6, 2014 4:00 PM

A symposium about the grassroots activists in Philadelphia who fueled the movement to free Soviet Jewry and what their narratives of activism tell us about Jewish civic engagement. With Shaul Kelner (Associate Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University) and Benjamin Nathans (Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania). Co-sponsored with the American Jewish Committee Philadelphia and the National Museum of American Jewish History. Free and open to the public. Registration required. To register, email  Philadelphia@ajc.org or isserman@temple.edu

For more information, visit the event page here or see www.nmajh.org.

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