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THE INHABITANTS THEREOF:” PHILADELPHIA JEWISH HISTORY :RABBI LANCE J. SUSSMAN, PH.D.

Apr 6, Apr 20, May 4, May 18 6-7:30pm $90/$75 members/ $65 teachers The 4-week class (every other week), taught by Rabbi Lance Sussman, will explore the sweep of Philadelphia Jewish history. For much of its history, Philadelphia has functioned as the Jewish Capital of America. At other times, it has been paradigmatic of the American Jewish experience and, thus, in many ways is part of the "national" story the Museum is dedicated to exploring. Week 1: April 6, 2016 A Revolution in Jewish History: Jewish Patriots and Tories in Philadelphia, 1776-1787 Week 2: April 20, 2016 The Golden Age of Philadelphia’s Uptown Jewish Community, 1866-1920 Week 3: May 4, 2016 South Philly: An American Shtetl, 1880-1920 Week 4: May 18, 2016 Suburban Frontiers: Jewish Life in Philadelphia Since 1960
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  • Weekly on Wednesday
  • 04/06/2016 through 05/18/2016
  • 6:30PM - 8:00PM
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