Events

The Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso Cardoza Society and El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center welcome Dr. Paul Finkelman

September 20, 2018
5:30 PM
1 Arts Festival Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901

Venue:
El Paso Museum of Art
Admission:
$18.00 per person
Website:
www.elpasoholocaustmuseum.org
Contact Phone Number:
915-351-0048

El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center and the Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso Cardoza Society are honored to present an evening with Dr. Paul Finkelman. Dr. Finkelman, President of Gratz College, is an expert in constitutional history and constitutional law, freedom of religion, the law of slavery, civil liberties, and race and the law. Dr. Finkelman will present on the topic, “Supreme Injustice,” examining the lasting impact of historic actions of the Supreme Court in regards to slavery, civil liberties, and discrimination. The affects of which are still evident today. As a foremost legal and human rights expert, Dr. Finkelman’s lecture will be a fascinating exploration of the connections of history to today, the legacy of discrimination, and how the actions of a few affect the generations after them. Dr. Finkelman will also sign copies of his newest book, Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court, at the event. Books will be available for sale before and after the event or by contacting El Paso Holocaust Museum or the Jewish Federation of El Paso. Appetizers and drinks (cash bar for beer and wine) will be served in the Art Museum’s Mezzanine beginning at 5:30pm. The lecture with Dr. Finkelman will begin at 6:30pm in the Auditorium.


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