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THE INHABITANTS THEREOF:” PHILADELPHIA JEWISH HISTORY :RABBI LANCE J. SUSSMAN, PH.D.

Apr 6, Apr 20, May 4, May 18 6-7:30pm $90/$75 members/ $65 teachers Purchase Member tickets Purchase Non Member tickets The 4-week class (every other week), taught by Rabbi Lance Sussman, will explore the sweep of Philadelphia Jewish history. For much of its history, Philadelphia has functioned as the Jewish Capital of America. At other times, it has been paradigmatic of the American Jewish experience and, thus, in many ways is part of the "national" story the Museum is dedicated to exploring. Week 1: April 6, 2016 A Revolution in Jewish History: Jewish Patriots and Tories in Philadelphia, 1776-1787 Week 2: April 20, 2016 The Golden Age of Philadelphia’s Uptown Jewish Community, 1866-1920 Week 3: May 4, 2016 South Philly: An American Shtetl, 1880-1920 Week 4: May 18, 2016 Suburban Frontiers: Jewish Life in Philadelphia Since 1960

Place: National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, Pe 19106

Date: 04/06/2016 6:00 PM to 5/18/2016 7:30 PM

Type: Lecture

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Holocaust Remembrance 2016

Holocaust Remembrance in Battle Creek, Michigan this year includes a theater production, traveling museum exhibition, and survivor's presentation. A website at http://bitly.com/HolocaustRemembranceBC offers resources to help students and adults prepare for events of spring 2016.

Place: Art Center of Battle Creek, 265 E Emmett St, , Battle Creek, Mi 49017

Date: 04/13/2016 12:00 PM to 5/27/2016 5:00 PM

Type: Other

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Saving a Legacy: Jewish Cultural Reconstruction in Buffalo, NY

Saving a Legacy: Jewish Cultural Reconstruction in Buffalo, NY is an exhibit about Holocaust Ceremonial Objects that came to Buffalo in the 1950s. This exhibit was created by the Jewish Buffalo Archives Project, under the auspices of the Bureau of Jewish Education in partnership with the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies and the Cofeld Judaic Museum of Temple Beth Zion, as part of 2016 community observances of Yom HaShoah, "We Remember," organized by the Holocaust Resource Center of Greater Buffalo

Place: Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209

Date: 05/01/2016 1:00 PM to 5/30/2016 4:00 PM

Type: Exhibition

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Second Sunday Family Activities

Free with Museum admission On Mother’s Day, join us at the Museum for a day of family fun! Explore the Museum with a focus on women in history. In our hands-on Kids Corner, read stories and make arts and crafts projects (that make great gifts for Mom or any loved ones!).

Place: National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Date: 05/08/2016 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Type: Other

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St. Augustine City Commission to Proclaim May as “Jewish Heritage Month”

The City Commission of America’s Oldest European City will proclaim May as “St. Augustine Jewish Heritage Month” at the Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting at 5:00pm Monday, May 9th in The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St, St. Augustine. Commission meetings are open to the public, all are welcome to attend, no advance arrangements are necessary. The Proclamation is to be made early in the meeting, observers are welcome to stay, if they so wish, for the business portion of the meeting. country's greatest achievements and forever enriched our national life." The City Commission of St. Augustine is joining the national Jewish American Heritage Month at the urging of the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society. The request came in a letter noting the possibility of the presence of Marranos in the city as early as 1565, the presence of Proto-Zionist; Abolitionist; Social, Religious and Educational Reformer; American Jewish pioneer; Florida frontier developer; Freemason, Author and Lecturer Moses Elias Levy in the 1820s and his son, David Levy Yulee, the first person of Jewish descent to serve in the United States Senate. The letter notes, as well, that St. Augustine is home to the oldest synagogue in continuous use in Florida and the site of the largest mass arrest of Rabbis in U.S. History on June 18, 1964 when 16 spiritual leaders who came at the request of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were arrested while attempting to integrate the lunch counter at the Monson Hotel. The St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society invites all who are interested in Jewish Heritage to join them in City Commission Chambers on Monday evening, May 9th at 5 p.m.

Place: St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Date: 05/09/2016 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Type: Other

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