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Jewish Heritage Center
Altruism and Adaptation: American Jewish Life in the Interwar Period

Dr. Miriam Mora will explore how the Great Depression, the rise of American antisemitism, and the immigration restrictions of the 1920s contributed to the redefinition of American Jewish identity.

Jewish Heritage Center
Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army

Join author Adam D. Mendelsohn in conversation with Professor Jonathan D. Sarna as they discuss Mendelson’s acclaimed new book about the stories and struggles of the Union Army’s Jewish soldiers.

Genevieve Wyner Annual Lecture: A Festival of Freedom

Examining materials from the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center, Dr. Jessica Cooperman will explore the ancient story of Passover as it has been told and retold in American Jewish culture, and interpret what it can tell us about Jewish identity today.