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He Was Like One of Us: Lincoln and American Jewry

October 7, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| Free

zola.vsmGARY ZOLA, executive director of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Professor at Hebrew Union College, will examine Abraham Lincoln’s evolving relationship and long-term influence with the American Jewish community. The interesting history that links the 16th President and the American Jewry ultimately “Judaized” Lincoln and “Americanized” the Jews.

Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience in the American South

Co-sponsored by: UNC Center for the Study of the American South

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Date:
October 7, 2013
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Carolina Center for Jewish Studies
Phone:
919-962-1509
Email:
Website:
jewishstudies.unc.edu