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Category: Cultural

Cultural Committee

An Evening of Klezmer Music with the Java Jews

Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. An upbeat evening with the Java Jews. Says Abe from the Java Jews “Klezmer music upbeat, klezmer music is tender, klezmer music is hand-clapping and klezmer music is tear-jerking.”  The Java Jews will entertain you with  wonderful renditions of classic klezmer tunes that will delight and may even have […]

White Rose Society Essay Contest Winners

We’re pleased to announce the winners of this years’ essay contest: 1st place: Mia Points, 2nd place Abby Scannell and 3rd place Hannah Tennor. Thank you to all the students and schools who participated and to Robert W. Baird for underwriting this contest. You can read their essays here.

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