Shusterman Distinguished Scholar Lecture

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May 29, 2014

Gratz College Auditorium 7:30pm

Shusterman Distinguished Scholar Lecture Presents:

The Case for Israel and Academic Freedom

Professor William A. Jacobson, Esq.

William A. Jacobson is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and Harvard Law School. He was Senior Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal and Director of Litigation for the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project. Professor Jacobson is the founder of the very popular Legal Insurrection Blog whose readership continues to grow.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP requested to, 215-635-7300 x155.

Supported by a major endowment, the Shusterman Distinguished Scholar Lecture series is dedicated to bringing outstanding programs to Gratz College. Gratz College expresses its profound gratitude to Murray and Judith (z”l) Shusterman, for their generosity and foresight.


October 17, 2013 - Gratz College 7:30pm

Dr. Eric Goldman - The American Jewish Story through Cinema

Eric Goldman is a well-known expert and lecturer on Yiddish, Israeli and Jewish film and noted film educator. Founder and president of Ergo Media, a New Jersey-based video publishing company specializing in Jewish and Israeli video, he is also film reviewer for New Jersey’s The Jewish Standard.

Dr. Goldman is adjunct associate professor of cinema at Yeshiva University and The Jewish Theological Seminary.  He has written extensively on the Jewish experience in film including his recently published book, The American Jewish Story Through Cinema.