Free Event

Commemoration of Largest Mass Arrest of Rabbis

Thursday, June 16, 2016 | 7 p.m. at Ringhaver Student Center at Flagler College

This event recognizes the involvement and arrest of a group of rabbis in St. Augustine during the Civil Rights Movement.

50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 819-6365
  • Please Note: This event is from 2016.

    On Thursday, June 16, 2016, the fourth annual commemoration of the largest mass arrest of rabbis in the history of the United States will be held in the Gamache-Koger Theater of the Ringhaver Student Center at Flagler College.

    Presented by the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society, this 90-minute program will mark the anniversary of the 1964 arrests of 16 rabbis who came to St. Augustine to protest and march for civil rights for African Americans.

    The program will include a reading of the letter drafted by these rabbis from Flagler County Jail on June 19, 1964, in addition to a showing of the video created during a forum held with the surviving rabbis in June 2014.  

    Admission: FREE

    When: Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 7 p.m.

    Where: The Ringhaver Student Center at Flagler College is located at 50 Sevilla Street in St. Augustine, Florida 32084.

    For more information about this event, please visit here.

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