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MEDIA CONTACT: Carol Lewis

      561-297-0245, clewis36@fau.edu


Jewish Cultural Society at FAU Hosts ‘Two Jews, Three Opinions: The Shtetl Origins of Modern Jewish Politics’

       


WHAT:
                The Jewish Cultural Society (JCS)
                              at Florida Atlantic University is sponsoring
                              “Two Jews, Three Opinions: The Shtetl Origins
                              of Modern Jewish Politics,” a lecture by Dr.
                              Henry Abramson.


WHEN:
                Sunday, April 18 at 3 p.m.


WHERE:
             Florida Atlantic University

                              Wimberly Library

                              Fifth Floor East       

                              777 Glades Road      

                              Boca Raton


COST:
                  $10 members, $15 for two family members
                              and $15 for non-members


CONTACT:
        Tickets will be sold at the door. For more
                              information on JCS, contact Dottie Pierce at
                              561-852-9720 or Sara Landset at 561-297-3921.


         Dr. Henry Abramson, dean of academic affairs and student services at Touro College South in Miami Beach, will describe the origins of the political arguments of past generations in Jewish culture, as well as address the contemporary expressions of today’s Jewish political movements.

         Abramson is largely known for his scholarship in Ukrainian Jewish history and anti-Semitic iconography. He is former assistant professor of history /Jewish studies at FAU, author of three books and has received numerous awards and international recognition for his research.

         JCS is a dynamic volunteer organization whose mission is to help preserve Jewish cultural heritage and traditions for future generations through philanthropic endeavors and a variety of social and educational programs.

-FAU-

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