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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

July 2019

Gratz College College Reunion

July 16 @ 4:30 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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free for alumni

Meet President Finkelman for the pre-event program and enjoy a discussion with him about his fascinating experience as the Chief Expert Witness in the lawsuit over the famous Alabama Ten Commandments Monument put up by Roy Moore, who was then Chief Justice of Alabama. Dr. Finkelman will talk about the case, about Judge Moore and about why monuments to the Ten Commandments are a bad idea for anyone who takes religion seriously. 5:45 p.m. Join Gratz College faculty, staff and…

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August 2019

Lunch and Learn: Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife

August 7 @ 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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$23.00

Does Judaism believe in the afterlife? Unequivocally, the answer is yes! We shall explore Judaism’s teachings on life after death, particularly in the traditions of Kabbalah –Jewish mysticism. Through discussion, story-telling and an examination of mystical texts, we shall endeavor to understand the relevance of these teachings in dealing with end-of-life concerns today. We shall also discover the connection between ancient teachings on life after death and contemporary Jewish death rituals. Guest speaker Reb Simcha Raphael, Ph.D. Kosher lunch included. For…

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