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Upcoming Scheduled February Programs

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Michael Luick-Thrams will speak at EnRich For Life on Feb. 20.

Feb. 6 – Gregg Philipson, Collector and Historian, “Jews Of The Confederacy.” (VIRTUAL ONLY)

Feb. 13 – Rachel Peters, director of Community Engagement at the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond,  “ReJoint Israel: An insider’s look at JDC and their work on the ground in Israel.” The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is the world’s largest Jewish Humanitarian organization.

She will discuss the organization’s values, approach, and global efforts specific to their work in Israel and how JDC works within the complex societies of Israel and how the organization makes strategic decisions to affect policy change.

Feb. 20  – Enrich For Life: Michael Luick-Thrams, professor, Social History, Universität Erfurt, Germany, and director of TRACES Center for History and Culture.

The title of his talk is “Finding Emergency Exits: Where Jewish Refugees Found Residential Safe Havens, 1933-1948.”

In this program, Michael will offer an overview of residential refugee centers for those fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe, emphasizing case studies in the American Midwest and the Caribbean.

Lunch served at 11:45. Speaker at 12:30. Free of Charge but RSVP a must to sbarck@weinsteinjcc.org or 545-8611 by February 15.

Feb 27 –    Jonathan Zur, president & CEO of Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, “The Challenges to Creating a More Inclusive Virginia”?