You're Invited: Greater Philadelphia Benefit Dinner, December 1, 2018

Join us on December 1st for a gourmet dinner and stimulating conversations about HAF... and Star Wars!

Yes, you read that correctly. Our guest speaker, Dr. Jeffery D. Long, will discuss the Hindu themes that are interwoven in the iconic Star Wars movie series. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, drew much of the inspiration for this major cultural phenomenon from the teachings of his mentor, Joseph Campbell, a lifelong student of Hinduism/Vedanta.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 6:00-9:30pm
Place: Parkhouse Hall Atrium, Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell PA 19422


  • General Admission: $25
  • Child (5-17): $15
  • Child (under 5): Free
  • Exclusive table of 10: $200

Sponsorship: Become a sponsor and get publicity, complimentary tickets, or a free table. Download sponsorship flyer.


Montgomery County Community College is not affiliated with this event and the College should not be contacted regarding the program.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jeffery D. Longis Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, where he has taught since receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Chicago in the year 2000. He is the author of A Vision for HinduismJainism: An Introduction, and The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism, as well as the forthcoming Indian Philosophy: An IntroductionHinduism in America: A Convergence of Worlds, and Arise! Awake! Swami Vivekananda Speaks to the Twenty-first Century.  Dr. Long is also the editor of the series Explorations in Indic Traditions: Theological, Ethical, and Philosophical, published by Lexington Books. He has spoken in many venues in America, India, and Europe.