Friday, May 3rd: Jewish Geography in America: Who Went Where When and Why

Jewish Geography in America: Who Went Where When and Why
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (Fifth Ave. at 42nd St., Manhattan)
10am-3:30pm
Free, register: email annmariestarita@nypl.org

10:00 – 11:15 AM

Keynote address by Dr. Jonathan Sarna

South Court Auditorium

“Jewish Settlement Patterns in the United States: Why Jews Ended Up Where They Did”

Dr Jonathan Sarna is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, and Chief Historian of the National Museum of Jewish History and Chair, Academic Advisory & Editorial Board, American Jewish Archives.

11:15 AM-12:30 PM (Break)

12:30-1:45 PM

South Court Auditorium

Geospatial presentation by Matthew Knutzen, Geospatial Librarian, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, NYPL.

2:00-2:45 PM OR 2:45-3:30 PM – First Floor Classrooms A and B

Hands-on workshops with librarians from NYPL’s Dorot Jewish Division.

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