Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

Community Programs

Abraham Joshua Heschel Lecture at Elmhurst College

The Rise of Anti-Semitism in the World: A View from the State Department

Hannah Rosenthal

A nationally known voice for social justice who served under two presidents, Hannah Rosenthal, daughter of a rabbi and Holocaust survivor, recently retired as head of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Under President Obama, she served the U.S. State Department as a special envoy, heading the Office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

The Abraham Joshua Heschel Lecture
Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
Admission is free

Elmhurst College's Holocaust Remembrance Service & Lecture

“Holocaust Service of Remembrance and Lecture: Children of the Holocaust featuring Uri Berliner and Ester Starobin (Rosenfield)”

Uri Berliner is a senior editor at National Public Radio, he will share his father’s story of survival through the Kindertransport movement. We will also hear firsthand from a survivor of the movement, Ester Starobin (Rosenfield) of the National Holocaust Museum. 

Please join us in the Frick Center's Founders Lounge.

Senior Sponsored Lunch and Learn Program: What Makes a People

What makes a people? For nearly 1000 years Jewish people have been split into two major groups, Sephardic and Ashkenazik.

Explore with Rabbi Kamil the history of each, the differences between them and, more importantly, the similarities which bind the Jewish community throughout the world. Some of the foods that we eat may differ, but we are responding to the same dietary laws. Some of our Shabbat traditions may differ, but we still come togeher in our understanding that peoplehood can transcend differences. 

Wednesday, February 20th.

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