On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will host a two-part program presented by Dr. David Brahinsky. Admission is $15.00 members, $18.00 non-members.
At 1 PM, Dr. Brahinsky will present a lecture, Moses Mendelssohn: The Age of Jewish Enlightenment. Moses Mendelssohn lived from 1729-1786, and became known as the “German Socrates.” He was both one of the most influential Jewish and European thinkers of the 18th and 19th centuries.
At 2:30, the Roosevelt String Band featuring David and Friends will perform a one-hour set of songs, Songs of Enlightenment that emphasize the need and process of becoming more enlightened or aware of what society needs to focus on ridding the world of prejudice and violence and make it a better place for all.
David Brahinsky is a Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Religion at Bucks County Community College as well as a singer, songwriter, storyteller, and music teacher. Brahinsky is a Roosevelt Arts Project Co-founder and has been the lead singer and guitarist for the String Band for many years.
Sponsor: The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County