Annual Educators Luncheon

8th Annual Educators Luncheon Honoring Rabbi Lance. J. Sussman, Ph.D.

Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
Congregation Keneseth Israel

8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027

$50 per person*

Please join us as we honor
Rabbi Lance. J. Sussman, Ph.D.
with our 4th annual
Excellence in Education Award
in recognition of his exceptional leadership, dedication, and outstanding contributions to advocating
for and promoting the fields of Holocaust studies and education, which advance the values and
mission of the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center.

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Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., a native of Baltimore, Maryland, has served as the Senior Rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel of Elkins Park, PA since 2001. Previously, he was the Rabbi of Temple Concord of Binghamton, NY and Associate Professor of Jewish History at Binghamton University, SUNY. Rabbi Sussman has also taught at Princeton, Hunter College and Rutgers. Currently, he is Chair-Elect of the Board of Governors at Gratz College in Melrose Park, PA. and an Honorary Trustee of Delaware Valley University. Rabbi Sussman is a specialist in the field of American Jewish history, has written several books and numerous articles on the American Jewish experience. Currently, he is working on a television documentary on the history of the Philadelphia Jewish community with History Making Productions. He is also editing a collection of his sermons and essays, “Portrait of an American Rabbi.” Rabbi Sussman and his wife of 42 years Liz Zeller Sussman, Director of the KI Preschool, have five children and two grandchildren.

*A portion of the proceeds is a tax-deductible donation to the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center.