FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Presents Rabbi Marvin Hier, Founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance
JUPITER, FL (March 12, 2012) - Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter will present an exclusive film premiere, It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzel, with a presentation by Rabbi Marvin Hier, on Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.
The film, It Is No Dream, explores the life and times of the father of the modern state of Israel, Theodor Herzl. Rabbi Hier will introduce the film and then facilitate a question and answer session following the film.
Rabbi Hier, created the Simon Wiesenthal Center, which under his leadership, has become one of the foremost Jewish human rights agencies in the world, with a constituency of more than 400,000 families and with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Israel and Argentina. Rabbi Hier founded Moriah Films, the Center’s documentary film division, and has received two Academy Awards, in 1997 as a co-producer of The Long Way Home, and in 1981 as co-producer and co-writer of Genocide. Under his direction, the Center served as consultant to Steven Spielberg’s epic Schindler’s List and ABC Television’s adaptation of Herman Wouk’s War and Remembrance.
For ticket information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8667.
The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers. For more information, visit www.llsjupiter.com .
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.