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Rebecca Gratz: American Judaism’s First Female Philanthropist

November 12 @ 6:00 pm


Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the
Female Hebrew Benevolent Society

Susan McDonald will speak on
Rebecca Gratz: American Judaism’s First Female Philanthropist

Ms. McDonald, a Rosenbach docent for over 30-years, will discuss Gratz’s charitable and educational work as well as the romantic legends that contributed to her success as a philanthropist.

Small group tours of the Gratz family portraits and other items in the Rosenbach collection will follow the program.

Deadline for reservations: Friday, November 1, 2019
Please pre-register online and make payment via PayPal or by check payable to FHBS
Doors open at 5:30.
Seating is limited, and registration is required.
Visit The Rosenbach for directions and additional information.


Rosenbach Museum
2008 Delancey Place
Philadelphia, PA


Female Hebrew Benevolent Society