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Travels in American Jewish History

Philadelphia,  PA

May 1-5, 2012


Lisa B. Frankel, Director of Programs
American Jewish Archives


Wednesday May 1, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Sunday May 5, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Philadelphia, PA


Tour price:


$485 for all meals, tours & lectures




A Journey of Jewish Identity & Discovery

This unique program offers participants the opportunity to travel to historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  in order to examine its particular Jewish heritage while studying with the foremost scholars of American Jewish history.

Explore the National Museum of American Jewish History and receive a VIP tour!

Tour historic sites in and around Philadelphia including Independence Hall and the Rosenbach Library.

Take a Jewish tour of Philadelphia which will include the historic congregations in Philadelphia:   Mikve Israel, Keneseth Israel, Rodeph Sholom, and Beth Sholom (designed by Frank Lloyd Wright )

  Participate in interactive study sessions featuring historical documents with       renowned scholars and fellow participants.


Dr. Jonathan D. Sarna, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University.

Dr. Lance J. Sussman, Senior Rabbi of the historic Keneseth Israel, Elkins park, PA, and renowned scholar.

Dr. Gary P. Zola, Executive Director of the AJA & Professor of the American Jewish Experience at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

This is one of our most popular programs to date!  Spaces are going fast!

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