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125th Anniversary Gala Celebration

A banner reading %22Celebrating 125 years%22 with pictures of Gratz founders and students

On December 6, 2020, Gratz celebrated its 125th anniversary with a livestream event. The program featured a conversation with and honorary doctorate conferral to CNN’s Jake Tapper; an honorary master’s degree conferral to Regina and Martin (z”l) Horden; and the award of Gratz Medals to Congregation Mikveh Israel, Sora Landes, and Lois and Martin Bachman, both of blessed memory. There were over 1,000 logins to the live stream from locations around the world. Even Hyman Gratz, the College's founder, his sister Rebecca Gratz, and the great scholar Isaac Leeser made guest cameo appearances from the past! A recording of the program is available. Click on the video to the right.

Watch the Gala Celebration!