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Osher at the J: Mexico Today (Lecture)

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Time: Bring your own lunch – Noon; Program begins – 12:30 pm 

Location: Auditorium 

Cost: Free. Please register so we know you are coming.

“Mexico Today” with Carlos B. Gil offers an interpretation of our neighbor to the south through the use of selected imagery together with historical, cultural and political references. 

Speaker: Carlos B. Gil

Carlos B. Gil is an Emeritus History Professor of the University of Washington where he taught Latin American history, culture and politics, including Modern Mexico and the Hispanic Peoples of the United States. 

*Please feel free to bring your own lunch from 12-12:30 to lunch and mingle before the talk begins at 12:30 PM.

The Osher at the J program series is sponsored by The Summit, A Kline Galland Community.


The Stroum Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island is the hub of Jewish life and culture in the greater Seattle area. It’s a place to catch up with friends, work out with a trainer, exercise your mind, share in holiday celebrations, join a pickup basketball game, and so much more.

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October 17
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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