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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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October 2017

Lunch and Learn- Hyman Gratz: Philadelphia & Beyond

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$18.00

Nancy Nitzberg, Gratz College Librarian, will discuss Hyman Gratz. Through the philanthropy and vision of Hyman Gratz, no doubt inspired by his sister, Rebecca, Gratz College was established in 1895. Since that landmark year, the college has grown and evolved into an internationally known fully accredited institution of higher education, offering online graduate programs to many, some of whom may not have had the opportunity to pursue their educational and professional goals. Take a tour with us through the life…

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Shusterman Distinguished Scholar Lecture- Judaisms- Whose Story Is It?

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Free

Dr. Aaron J. Hahn Tapper will discuss how Jews and non-Jews frequently speak about “the Jews” as if they are a single, cohesive, interconnected group. But whether in their previous incarnations as Hebrews, Israelites, or Judeans, Jews have never been uniform or homogenous. There has never been a Jewish people, only peoples; never one Judaism, only Judaisms. In the twenty-first-century, how can Jews do a better job being more inclusive, not just of Ashkenazi, heteronormative, and Israel- and American-centric Jews,…

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November 2017

PJFF37 Presents: Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$13 - $15

“What is normal life? The normal life was abnormal life.” These are the words of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, a man whose political career shook the world stage and forever changed the course of Jewish history. BEN-GURION, EPILOGUE offers an in-depth, unfiltered look at the incredible man behind the myth. Director Yariv Mozer seamlessly blends never-before-seen footage from a 1968 interview conducted with the former prime minister in his desert home. Photographs, newsreels, and other archival materials reveal…

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Anti-Semitism in Your Backyard

November 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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$15 - $20

Hadassah Greater Philadelphia presents "Anti-Semitism in Your Backyard" 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Pre-registration cost for the event is $15 by Nov. 10; cost at the door is $20. For more information, contact Judy Ron at [email protected] or 215-732-7100. Send check made out to "Hadassah" to: Hadassah Greater Philadelphia, 1518 Walnut St., Suite 402, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

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