The Gross Family Center For The Study of Antisemitism And the Holocaust: 2018-19 Speaker Series

The Gross Family Center Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Speaker Series

The Gross Family Center Anti-Semitism and Holocaust Speaker Series offers innovative adult educational programming that explores the experiences and consequences of anti-Semitism, racism and violations of human rights.

This speaker series – free and open to the public – features prominent experts and international speakers, connecting community members to a significant aspect of the Jewish experience.

2018


Art Exhibit: Child's Play

Opens October 28
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

2019


Exhibit – Fashioning a Nation: German Identity and Industry

Presented in conjunction with the Fashioning a Nation exhibit, on loan from the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

January 2-15 
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens


The Destruction of the Jewish German Fashion Industry

Presented in conjunction with the Fashioning a Nation exhibit, on loan from the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust
Speakers: Dina Gold and Uwe Westphal 

Sunday, January 6 | 11:00am
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

Tuesday, January 8 | 1:45 pm
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach Speakers

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Why Did the Holocaust Happen?

A Leading Scholar on Eight Key Questions
Speaker: Dr. Peter Hayes Author book signing
Presented in conjunction with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Sunday, January 20 | 11:00 am
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

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Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel

Speaker: Francine Klagsbrun
Author book signing

Sunday, February 10 | 11:00 am
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

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How Denmark’s Jews Escaped the Nazis

Speaker: Dr. Ralph Nurnberger

Sunday, February 24 | 11:00am
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

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American Diplomacy and the Holocaust

Speaker: Arthur S. Berger

Tuesday, March 5 | 1:45 pm
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach

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Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus

Speaker: Avi Goldwasser
Documentary screening and discussion with filmmaker

Monday, March 11 | 1:45 pm
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach

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The Plunder of Paris:

The Fate of Jewish Collections During the Nazi Occupation (1940-1944)
Speaker: Dr. Roger Ward

Sunday, March 24 | 11:00 am
Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

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For further information:
Melanie Goldsobel at 561-242-6642 or melanie.goldsobel@jewishpalmbeach.org



Book Festival

Book Festival

The 24th Mandel JCC Book Festival is here! It's going to be an amazing season starting with our kick-off event with author, Lou Cove at The Lake Pavilion on November 14th. This year's line-up also includes Mike Reiss, the longtime writer of The Simpsons, international best-selling author Alyson Richman, award-winning author B.A Shapiro and more!

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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Campers enjoy favorites like late nights and sleepovers, theme days, field trips, and Shabbat celebrations. This year we have over two dozen specialty camps and incredible special events like Wacky Water Day, Lip Sync Contest, and more! We also take full advantage of our Jr. Olympic outdoor swimming pool, our indoor gymnasium, and our expansive turf athletic fields. Come see why summer 2019 is going to be our best summer yet!

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The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

We believe that every child can succeed, every child can participate and every child can make friends! There are programs for all ages and ability levels including Sunday Fundays at the J, our Special Needs Adolescent Program, vacation camps, sports classes and more!

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Beyond the Bell

Beyond the Bell

Palm Beach County's premiere afterschool program has a limited number of spots left! With supervised homework, Judaic activities, swimming, sports, cooking, art, fitness, go-karts and more, your kids will be begging to stay after school!

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