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By Dawn’s Early Light, Princeton, February 13 – June 12, 2016

February 24th, 2016|

Princeton University Library announces the opening of the exhibition "By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War" on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

Center Talk: Looking Toward the Future, Spring 2014

January 11th, 2016|

A
s a historian I don’t have to predict the future, just the past – an easier task, though scholars don’t always get that right either. Whatever my limitations as a seer, I know enough to tell that the grim tidings in the Jewish and the general press about Jewish life in the South are misplaced.

New Southern Jewish Culture Center to Highlight City’s Unique History, February 2014

October 19th, 2015|

"At one historic time, Charleston was the nation's hub of Jewish life and religious freedom, giving rise to a rich Jewish heritage that endures today. Jewish history here has roots so deep, especially for a smallish Southern city, that one of its oldest families is donating $1.5 million to create a center for Southern Jewish culture at the College of Charleston."

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