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Jewish American Heritage Panel Discussion
May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Broward County Library presents a panel discussion of the multifaceted nature of the humanities and celebrate the significant contributions and achievements of Jewish Americans throughout history. Join Caren Schnur Neile, Dr. Sandra Lilienthal and Scott Ehrlich for an engaging conversation and question and answer session that fosters a deeper understanding of Jewish culture and its profound impact on American society.
Caren Schnur Neile, Ph.D., has taught storytelling studies at Florida Atlantic University since 2003. A graduate of the joint BA program of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, she has collaborated on two Holocaust memoirs and published a biography of her mentor, the world-renowned Jewish storyteller and folklorist Peninnah Schram. Dr. Sandra Lilienthal is a sought-after speaker, known for drawing adult audiences into the relevant wisdom and inspiring potential of Jewish tests. She is a faculty member of the Hebrew University’s Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, an adjunct professor at Gratz College, and a member of JNF’s Speakers Bureau. Scott Ehrlich, a South Florida resident for 45 years, holds a B.S. in business and a M.A. degree in human resource development. He currently serves as the CEO of the David Posnack JCC in Davie.
Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Attendees who complete a survey will be entered into a giveaway. Must be present to win. Funding for this speaker series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Broward Public Library Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
May 2 @ 2:00 pm -
May 2 @ 3:00 pm