The Chai Society

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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 for academic studies 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, and Rabbi Dr. Abraham Unger, assistant professor and director of urban programs at Wagner College.

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Upcoming Events

Holocaust Education & Programming Center
Presents Guest Speaker- Rachel "Ruchama" Roth
Auschwitz survivor and author of "Here There is No Why?"
"70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz"

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
2:40-4:00 PM
Wagner College, Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall, Staten Island, NY.

For more information and/or to attend this event, please contact Lori R. Weintrob, Director, Holocaust Education & Programming Center 718-390-3309 or Email LRWeintr@wagner.edu.
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Jewish Culture Lecture Series
"Social Media & Its Growing Importance on Campus"
Please join guest speaker- Jeremy Geller
Director of New Media at the Consulate General of Israel in New York

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
7:30 PM
Wagner College, Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall, Staten Island, NY.

For more information and/or to attend this event, please contact Nancy Tricorico at 718-390-3225 or Email chaisociety@wagner.edu
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Annual Chai Society Community Mitzvah Awards Dinner

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:30 pm
Wagner College, Manzulli Boardroom in Foundation Hall, Staten Island, NY.

Proceeds to benefit Wagner College’s efforts in establishing a
Holocaust Education & Programming Center.



For more information, please contact Lindsay Hansen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 718.420.4530, or chaisociety@wagner.edu.