The Remarkable Jewish Story of the National Farm School and How it Became Delaware Valley University

Posted: May 16th, 2017

When:
June 11, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
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Where:
Delaware Valley University
700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
USA

11:30 Tour and story of University;
12:30 Brown bag lunch;
1 pm Presentation by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
In 1896, Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, purchased a 100-acre farm in Doylestown with the intention of starting a school that would attract Russian Jews – helping them to start a new life in a new country. Learn more about what led this esteemed Philadelphia rabbi to undertake this remarkable project — and how it ultimately resulted in the creation of Delaware Valley University.No cost.To register: https://goo.gl/forms/FFEFyYSdXnsqt2Ei2Alyse Unterberger, 215-320-0388, aunterberger@jewishlearningventure.org

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