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Gratz College

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7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
2156357300 www.gratz.edu

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June 2017

Rescue in the Phillippines

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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One-hour documentary of how the five Frieder brothers helped 1,200 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Phillippines.

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Volunteers for Israel Meeting

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Volunteers and friends of VOLUNTEERS FOR ISRAEL will meet in the Gratz College library on Wed., June 7 at 7 p.m. Following a brief meeting, Dr. Barry Stein will speak about "The Kibbutz: Origins, History and Relevance Today. Will the Kibbutz Movement Survive?" Volunteers strengthen the bonds between Americans and Israelis through hands-on, civilian service in Israel on non-combat IDF logistics and maintenance bases for 1 to 3 weeks year-round. Volunteers ages 17 and up live and work alongside Israelis and other…

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Lunch and Learn @ Gratz- American Jews in Sports

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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While Jews are often seen as “the people of the book” they are also a “people of the body.” This session will look at the history of Jews in relationship to athletics and body image. We’ll focus on the American experience to understand sports in the American context, looking not only at the major sports with which Jews have been involved (baseball, boxing, basketball and track) but also how immigration, urbanization, gambling, assimilation, and anti-Semitism have played roles in how…

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