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Scholar-in-Residence Weekend: May 12th & 13th

Friday, May 12th  at 6pm

Temple Emanu-El is honored to have Dr. Gary Zola, Executive
Director of the American Jewish Archives, join us for
Friday night Shabbat service.

Saturday, May 13th

Dr. Gary Zola joins us for a  Saturday program and lunch.

Scholar Lunch: $10 per person
Registration will begin on April 13th and will close on May 10th

Executive Director, Dr. Gary P. Zola

Gary Phillip Zola is the Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) and Edward M. Ackerman Family Distinguished Professor of the American Jewish Experience & Reform Jewish History at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in Cincinnati. In his academic capacity, Professor Zola edits The Marcus Center's award-winning biannual publication, The American Jewish Archives Journal—one of only two academic periodicals focusing on the total historical experience of American Jewry.

In April 2011, Dr. Zola was appointed by President Obama to the Commission for the Preservation of American Heritage Abroad. Dr. Zola is the first faculty member of Hebrew Union College to receive such an appointment by a U.S. president. In 2006, Dr. Zola became the first American Jewish historian and the first American rabbi to receive appointment to the Academic Advisory Council of the congressionally recognized Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

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