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January 26 , 2:00 pm
Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, Freehold, will present a Three-Film Screening Tribute to Aviva Kempner: Writer, Producer, Director, beginning with “Rosenwald” today at 2 p.m. (inclement weather date Feb. 2).
“Rosenwald” is a documentary that tells the story of Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish philanthropist who joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build 5,300 schools.
The tribute will continue with “Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg” on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. (inclement weather date March 1); and “The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg” on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. (inclement weather date March 15).
This film is sponsored in part by Gary Matoren, in memory of his daughter, Debbie Lynn Matoren, and in honor of the museum and the Jewish community in Monmouth County.
Funding has been made possible in part by a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of the Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Monmouth County Historical Commission.
RSVP to 732-252-6990 or visit jhmomc.org.