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Jews and Politics in America, Part II: 1880-Present


Following the Civil War and Reconstruction, anti-Semitism increasingly challenged the place of Jews in American society and abroad. Both the uptown German Jews and the downtown East European Jews....
August 05 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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The Jewish Mark Twain: Sholem Aleichem and the Writing of Fiddler on the Roof


Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916, aka Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich), was widely known as the Jewish Mark Twain as well as the creator of Fiddler in the Roof. ....
July 22 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Jews and Politics in America, Part I: 1654-1880


From the arrival of the first Jews in North America, Jewish colonists and later, American Jews fought to secure and expand their political rights. In New Amsterdam, the original Jewish settlers....
July 08 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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A Complicated Mess: Brexit and the Jews


The UK vote to leave the EU is both shocking and puzzling. On Friday, July 1, Rabbi Sussman will discuss how Brexit impacts Israel and world Jewry. Learn who the winners and the losers are at this....
July 01 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Women of KI Presents: Designer Bag Bingo


Play BINGO for a chance to win a designer handbag!
Light refreshments will be served.

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May 24 2016
6:30pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Meyers Library Author Event: Leslie Kimmelman


This program is brought to you in conjunction with the Richard E. Rudolph Jr. Preschool. Leslie has been a Children’s Book Editor for 25 years. She works at Sesame Workshop and is the award-winning....
May 15 2016
12:30pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Israel Shabbat Evening Service with Middle East Historian Asaf Romirowsky


Middle East historian, Asaf Romirowsky, will speak at Israel Shabbat on Friday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m. ....
May 13 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Meyers Library Adult Book Discussion Group “Marjorie Morningstar” by Herman Wouk


Rich with humor and poignancy, Marjorie Morningstar is a classic love story, one that spans two continents and two decades in the life of its heroine. This unforgettable paean to youthful love and....
May 10 2016
12:30pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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"Seductresses, Saints and Heroines: Women in Sephardic Folklore,” Sisterhood Shabbat Evening Service


Guest speaker: Rosalie Guzofsky, Ph.D., Dean and VP for Academic Affairs Gratz College.
Sephardic-Style Dinner served at 6:00 p.m.
Reservations required.
$20 per person,
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May 06 2016
8:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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Meyers Library Jewish Film Marjorie Morningstar (1958)


KI’s Meyers Library is sponsoring a Jewish Film Series held in conjunction with the Adult Book Discussion Group on Tuesday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. 

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May 03 2016
1:00pm -
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Philadelphia
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