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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

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January 29, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford

Keynote Speaker: Avinoam Patt, Director of the Museum of Jewish Civilization, University of Hartford

 Event Type: Lecture

Hartford Remembers the Holocaust, Exhibit Semester Opening

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January 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Museum of Jewish Civilization, Harry Jack Gray Center

Made possible in part by the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies and Voices of Hope.

 Learn More...Event Type: Exhibit Opening

The Holocaust Escape Tunnel: NOVA Documentary Preview and Project Update

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March 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center
Speaker: Richard Freund, Director, Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies Event Type: Lecture

American Jewish Philanthropy in the 21st Century

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March 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Speaker: Lila Corwin Berman
Panelists: Kathryn Gonnerman, David Jacobs, Michael Johnston, Howard Sovronsky

 Event Type: Panel Discussion

"Fanny’s Journey"

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March 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Herbert Gilman Theater, Mandell Jewish Community Center, West Hartford

Post-film "reel talk" with Professor Avinoam Patt and local Holocaust survivor Margot Jeremias

 Event Type: Screening

Greenberg Center Tribute And Reflection—University of Hartford President Walter Harrison

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April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Speaker: Andy Katz, ESPN reporter and host

 Learn More...Event Type: Tribute

Edward Lewis Wallant Award for American Jewish Fiction

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April 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Innovation Center, Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford

2016 Winner The Best Place on Earth
2016 Runner-up The Beautiful Possible

 Learn More...Event Type: Award Ceremony

"Green Prince" (2014)

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May 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Post-film talk with Michal Abramoff, Director of Israel Programs, Mandell Jewish Community Center Shlicha

 Event Type: Screening

The Greenberg Center’s Annual Awards Evening

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May 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Sponsored by the Fishman Family Fund, the Rubin and Zola Families, Chase Family Foundation, and the Hoff Family.

 Event Type: Award Ceremony