Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel
15 East Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401-3979
Still rich in history and culture, the newly-renovated Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel is situated in the heart of Savannah's historic, dining, shopping, and theatre districts; just a
short stroll to River Street and City Market. Surrounded by Savannah's beautiful landscaped squares, magnificent restored southern homes
of the Colonial and Victorian eras and
$950 per person and based on double occupancy. (For single occupancy please add $300.) Price includes a four-night hotel stay, continental breakfast and lunch each day, three dinners and sightseeing. Transportation costs to and from Savannah are the responsibility of each individual.
Fees and deposits
A deposit of $150 per person must accompany each registration form. Full payment due
May 5, 2011.
A Journey of Jewish Identity & Discovery
June 1- 5, 2011
This unique program offers participants the opportunity to travel to historic Savannah, Georgia in order to examine its particular Jewish heritage while studying with the foremost scholars of American Jewish history.
· Enjoy Shabbat dinner and services at Congregation Mikve Israel, one of the oldest congregations in America.
· Take a "Jewish" tour of Savannah stopping at a number of important Jewish sites including Jewish homes that are still in existence today.
· Visit sites around Savannah including homes from the Colonial and Victorian eras, Fort Polaski and Fort Jackson-from the Revolutionary and Civil War, and the Tybee Island Light House to discuss the unique role that Georgia played as one of the 13 original colonies.
For a detailed schedule, visit www.americanjewisharchives.org or contact
Lisa B. Frankel directly at (513) 487-3218.
Dr. Pam Nadell
Pamela S. Nadell holds the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women's and Gender History and is Professor of History and Jewish Studies at American University.
Dr. Jonathan D. Sarna
Jonathan Sarna is the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University.
Dr. Gary P. Zola
Gary Zola is Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Professor of the American Jewish Experience at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Click on the link below to register