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Upcoming Programs at the Center

Sunday, May 17, 2 pm Holly Golightly Was a Nice Jewish Girl: Our Ancestors ReinventedLecture Presented by Jewish Genealogical SocietyClick here for more information. Monday, May 18, 7 pm A Wing and a Prayer: A Secret Operation to Prevent a Second HolocaustFilm & Panel Discussion Presented by American Jewish Historical SocietyClick here for more information. Tuesday, May 19, 7 pm Sara Levy’s World: Music,…

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Upcoming Programs at the Center

Sunday, May 10, 4:30 pm Shostakovich and Weinberg: A Musical FriendshipSidney Krum Young Artists Concert SeriesPresented by YIVO Institute for Jewish ResearchClick here for more information. Monday, May 11, 6:30 pm The Paradox of Liberation:  Secular Revolutions and Religious CounterrevolutionsBook Talk Presented by Center for Jewish History and American Sephardi FederationClick here for more information. Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 pm Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland…

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Emancipation and the Jews of Metz, Franceby David P. Rosenberg, M.P.A., Reference Services Research Coordinator, Center for Jewish History “The means of making the Jews happy and useful? This is it: stop making them unhappy and useless. Give them, or rather return to them the right of citizens, which you’ve denied them against all divine and human laws.” This was Zalkind Hourwitz’s 1789 answer to…

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