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Sunday, February 14 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
New York Jews: An Historical Perspective

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New York City has been home to more Jews than any city in the history of the world. With special attention to the shtetl (small town) called Brooklyn, we'll learn more about the extraordinary relationship between New York and its Jews, and come to see New York Jewry in the context of the American Jewish historical experience overall.

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David E. Kaufman

David E. Kaufman is a scholar of American Jewish History, and has taught for 20+ years at Hebrew Union College/LA and Hofstra University. He has published Shul with a Pool and Jewhooing the Sixties. The latter book is an in-depth examination of Jews and Jewish identity in American... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 7:00pm - 8:15pm EST
  American Jewry  History