December 9, 2010 (6-7 PM) at the Museum of Biblical Art
Professor Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History New York University, will focus on three aspects of Jewish life in early America as they reflect on the first Hebrew bible printed here. She will look at the nature of American Jewish communities from the 17th century into the middle of the 19th century, the relationship between American Jewry and the established Jewish communities of Europe, and the connections between Jews and Christians in the religious realm in that period.
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