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Sunday, February 17 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
City of Promises: A New History of New York Jews

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The largest Jewish city in history, New York’s Jewish population exceeds that of all Western European countries. New York’s Jewish history, however, has eluded historians until now. This session explores some of the insights gleaned from City of Promises, a three-volume history of New York Jews covering the years 1654–2010. Explore how Jews made New York their city and how the city transformed Jewish culture, politics, and religion.

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DEBORAH DASH MOORE

Professor of History and Judaic Studies, University of Michigan
Deborah is the Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is former Director of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. Deborah taught for many years at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. While there... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2013 4:15pm - 5:30pm EST
Passaic B 15th floor conference center