20 2015

Tot Shabbat and Dinner with Dr. Kassow, Scholar in Residence

5:30PM - 8:30PM  

Contact Temple Emanuel office
(203) 397-3000

$ Cost $ 18.00

5:30 – 6:00 pm, Shabbat Service. Lots of fun for the little ones (for children under age 5) and their families! Come sing and welcome Shabbat together!
6:00 – 7:30 pm, Shabbat dinner with Dr. Kassow
* Suggested donation is $18 per adult, $10 per child or $45 per family
7:30 - 8:30 pm, Kabbalat Shabbat with Scholar in Residence Dr. Kassow. Building a Museum: The Saga of Polish Jewry
Dr. Samuel Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and has lectured and taught in Mexico, Lithuania, Russia, Poland and Israel. He has been a Visiting Professor at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Toronto and the Hebrew University. Since 2008 he has been serving as a consultant to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews which recently opened in Warsaw, Poland.
Professor Kassow is the author of several books including: The Distinctive Life of East European Jewry (2004), Who will Write our History: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Secret Ghetto Archive (2007), which received the Orbis Prize, was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award and has been translated into seven languages. A child of Holocaust survivors, Professor Kassow was born in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.

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