Wagner College, founded in 1883, takes pride in the diversity of its students and its service to the community. Today, Wagner College continues to build on this longstanding commitment by recruiting students from all groups: religious, ethnic, racial, sexual, demographic, and cultural. The Chai Society at Wagner College, established in 2004, is dedicated to strengthening the ties between the College and the Jewish community. Through its support of Wagner College's Holocaust Education & Programming Center and co-curricular activities, the Chai Society promotes knowledge and understanding of the richness of the Jewish experience.
The Chai Society is facilitated through the joint efforts of Wagner College's Office of Institutional Advancement, the Chai Society Steering Committee, Hillel, and Rabbi Dr. Abraham Unger, assistant professor and director of urban programs at Wagner College.
Wagner College's Holocaust Education & Programming Center presents its inaugural exhibit
"Tragedy and Resilience: Holocaust Survivors of Staten Island"
through April 28 in the Horrmann Library Spotlight Gallery on campus. Read more
Holocaust Remembrance Day
"Candle Light Ceremony" with guest speaker Rabbi A. Romi Cohn, Jewish Partisan Fighter
Introduction by President Richard Guarasci
Wednesday, April 22nd at 7 pm
Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall
Reservations recommended; light refreshments at 6:30 pm
Jewish Culture Lecture Series
"Jewish Life in Germany Today"
at the Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Wagner College, Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall, Staten Island, NY
The German Consul General in New York City represents Germany in the Tri-State Area, fostering German-American relations in all fields (cultural, economic, and scientific). Before her appointment as Consul General in New York, Brita was ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Baghdad, Iraq (2012-14), and Consul General in Istanbul, Turkey (2009-12). She has held other posts in Egypt, India and Israel in her career.
Annual Chai Society Community Mitzvah Awards Dinner
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Wagner College, Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall, Staten Island, NY.
Proceeds to benefit Wagner College’s Holocaust Education & Programming Center.