The Rothermel Foundation has announced it’s 2012 events for the New Bern community:
Sunday, March 18: “Chosen for Destruction: A Holocaust Survivor Tells His Story””
Morris Glass was 11 years old when the Nazi’s invaded Poland and changed his life forever. Location: First Presbyterian Church, New Bern.
Sunday, April 29: “Troubled Waters: Issues and Politics of Eastern North Carolina’s Waters”
Clark Wright, Jr. is a New Bern environmental lawyer. He drafted and filed North Carolina’s Coastal Zone Management Act consistency appeals and provided legal counsel to the state regarding public hearings. He has served as legal advisor to former Gov. James Martin on offshore drilling, and in the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Environmental Protection Division. Location: First Presbyterian Church, New Bern.
Sunday, October 21: “Jesus and Judaism”
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine is Professor of New Testament at Vanderbilt University. A conservative Jew by upbringing and practice, she has been called “a Jew who teaches Christians about the New Testament.” A sparkling speaker with a depth of understanding and intellectual integrity, she is sure to challenge and inspire. Location: to be determined.
All events are free and open to the public and begin at 2:00 pm.