AJC - Policy & Politics of Immigration Reform Post-Election 2014
JANUARY 21, 2015 11:30 AM-2:00 PM
Moderators: Chelsea Hanson, AJC Assistant Director for Immigration Policy Office of Government and International Affairs
AJC - International Day of Holocaust Commemoration
JANUARY 27, 2015 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
In memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the Consul General of Italy and AJC present a program with the hope that through recalling these events, people will remember the Holocaust and prevent future genocides.
Mr. Donato DeSimone will share his inspirational story of his family's courageous acts in Italy during World War II and Tammy Hertzbach, co-chair of the event, will talk about her parents' experience in the DP camp in Italy where she was born.
Chairs: The Honorable Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia; Tammy Hertzbach, Vice President, AJC Board of Directors
Seats are limited. Please RSVP by January 12 to firstname.lastname@example.org. $15 includes lunch. Please contact email@example.com or call (215) 665-2300 with any questions.
AJC - 2015 Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner
JANUARY 28, 2015 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Each year, AJC presents the Judge Learned Hand Award to recognize outstanding members of the Philadelphia legal community who have distinguished themselves through professional achievement and dedicated community leadership. The Judge Learned Hand Award was established in honor of the senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1924 to 1951, widely admired as a dean among American jurists and famous for the extremely extensive range of decisions he rendered.
DLI Liaisons' Meeting
January 23, 2015
Elad graduated from Hebrew University in Jerusalem with a degree in Political Science and is currently completing his master's degree in International Relations. During his studies at Hebrew University, he participated in an ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) program regarding International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Israel. He is a native of Bat-Yam, a suburb of Tel Aviv.
Continental breakfast provided. Business session & speaker. Event for Liaisons only. NOT open to public. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture
April 21, 2015
Montgomery McCracken Walker Rhoades
The Annual Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture series honors the legacy of Jewish Activist and Scholar Murray Friedman, AJC Philadelphia/Southern NJ's Regional Director for 40 years. 2015's program is dedicated to the work Murray was passionate about - reaching out to new communities and injecting the Jewish voice in the conversation. Finding the link was Murray's specialty and this program links Jews to Indonesia, a vital country with a majority Muslim population.
Indonesian Lullaby: Courage and Compassion in a Time of Hate tells the story via documentary film and discussion of Holocaust survivor Dr. Alfred Munzer, who travels to Indonesia to meet with students and shares his story of being saved by a pair of Indonesian citizens living in Holland during WWII. The documentary is directed by Eran Preis and co-written by Dr, Munzer and Racelle Weiman.
Complimentary Luncheon Reception. RSVP required - seating limited! Please RSVP by April 2 email@example.com.
AJC Global Forum 2015
The ACCESS Summit is a special gathering for young Jewish leaders the weekend before the AJC Global Forum.
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