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First Jews In America

November 19 , 2:00 pm


The Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, American Friends of Beit Hatfutsot, and The Jewish Heritage Alliance present a Thanksgiving program exploring the lives and communities of the earliest American Jews. The program will feature: Andrée Aelion Brooks, journalist and biographer of Doña Gracia Nasi; Jane S. Gerber, the founder and director of the Institute for Sephardic Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Joseph Lovett, filmmaker and “Children of the Inquisition” director; and Jonathan Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University.