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Jan 9 – March 16, 2012 — FROM HAVEN TO HOME: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America

The College of Idaho, in Caldwell, Idaho will be presenting the national touring exhibit entitled:   “FROM HAVEN TO HOME:  350 Years of Jewish Life in America,” between JANUARY 9, 2012 and MARCH 16, 2012.  It will be at the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts, which is located at 2112 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, ID, 83605.   The Exhibit can be viewed at no charge Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Group tours or after-hours access may be arranged by contacting savannah.ottmar@yotes.collegeofidaho.edu.   There will be an Opening Event on January 23, 2012, featuring Sid Lapidus, co-chairman, American Jewish Historical Society.  Opening Remarks at 3:30 p.m., lecture at 4 p.m., reception 5–6 p.m.  Open to the public.  To RSVP for the January 23 opening, email events@collegeofidaho.edu or call 208.459.5071.  A POSTER announcing the exhibit can be viewed at http://www.flickr.com/photos/thecollegeofidaho/6483100779/.    For a Google map indicating the location of the Langroise Center on the campus of the College of Idaho, see:     http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2112+Cleveland+Blvd.,+Caldwell,+ID,+83605&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x54afb4704e936303:0xc082afb3b40137a3,2112+Cleveland+Blvd,+Caldwell,+ID+83605&gl=us&ei=yZXqTtiaHeabiALptJzZBA&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CB4Q8gEwAA.       FROM HAVEN TO HOME, a national touring exhibit organized by the American Jewish Historical Society, has been displayed throughout the United States.  It can be viewed on the internet at the following Library of Congress website:   http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/haventohome/.         The Exhibit at the College of Idaho will, however, contain more than the national touring exhibit.  It will include historical information, photographs, artifacts, posters and information about  Jewish Life in Idaho since the earliest settlers, including those who settled in Boise, Wood River, Pocatello and Lewiston.  Of special important to members of the Jewish Community of the Palouse, the College of Idaho exhibit will feature the JCP QUILT.    See http://personal.palouse.net/Jewish/Quilt_main.htm .     Any member of the JCP interested and able to visit the College of Idaho exhibit is encouraged to contact Jan Boles, the College of Idaho archivist, at JBoles@collegeofidaho.edu.   He would be very pleased to welcome you.

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