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Temple Shalom Film Series: 'Rosenwald'

Presented by Temple Shalom at Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs CO

Mar 19 2017
Temple Shalom Film Series: ‘Rosenwald’ presented by Temple Shalom at Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs CO

Temple Shalom is pleased to present the third documentary in the 2017 Film Series.

Aviva Kempner’s “Rosenwald” is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant, who never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.

Inspired by the Jewish ideals of tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the

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Following the film, a “Savory and Sweet” reception with wine and beer will follow for $18 per person.

Reservations are necessary for both the film and the reception.

Contact: (719) 634-5311

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