Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pmLocation:
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
1441 Wiehle Avenue
Contact: Shelly Rosenstein
The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics
Wednesday, February 27, 10:30am
Presented by David Weinstein, author and historian
David Weinstein will discuss Eddie Cantor and the history of American Jewish popular entertainment. He will talk about how his book documents Cantor’s significance as a performer, philanthropist, and activist. The book highlights Cantor’s influence on American Jewish social and political history through his celebrity activism, including his courageous campaign against Nazism during the 1930s. The Eddie Cantor Story also explores Cantor’s influence on popular entertainment over nearly forty years, from the late 1910s through the early 1950s.
Fee: $5 for all participants
RSVP: Roberta Sherman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JCCNV and NVHC Silver Line Adult 55+ Program held at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, 1441 Wiehle Avenue, Reston, VA
Inclement Weather Policy
If Fairfax County schools are closed, our Adult 55+ program at NVHC is canceled. If schools have a delayed opening, we will hold our program at the regular time.