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-CANCELLED PATHWAYS to LEARNING PROGRAMS- With an abundance of caution and in light of concerns regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID 19), Medford Leas has cancelled the Pathways to Learning programs to be held during the month of March.Local community groups who meet at Medford Leas are also cancelled during this time.We have taken this proactive step to be considerate of the health and safety of our residents and staff, as well as our community guests.We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.Later this month we will evaluate our schedule going forward.

April 2020

CANCELLED Leas Forum: The Hidden Children of World War II – Maud Dahme

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford,NJ08055United States
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Of the 1,600,000 Jewish children who lived in Europe before World War II, only 100,000 survived the Holocaust. Most were hidden children, shuttered away in attics, cellars, convents, or in villages or farms. Maud Dahme was one of the estimated 3,000 to 8,000 Jewish children in the Netherlands who were hidden and saved from the Nazi death camps by courageous Christians. Dahme, a New Jersey resident and former president of the NJ Board of Education, will share her experiences and…

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CANCELLED Leas Forum: Seabrook Farms: Making Local History Global – Dr. Andrew Urban

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus- Theater, 1 Medford Leas Way
Medford,NJ08055United States
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How did 2,500 Japanese detainees come to work at Seabrook Farms, a frozen foods agribusiness located in South Jersey in the mid-1940s? Dr. Andrew Urban, Associate Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University, will explore this topic. The effects of World War II reached beyond the front lines—local communities were impacted by global events. Seabrook Farms’ history, the story of a company that relied on the government and its labor, immigration, and refugee policies to recruit workers, cannot…

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