Julius Rosenwald & Booker T. Washington: Generosity and Education

Join Rabbi Andy Bachman, JCP’s Executive Director, in a conversation with Dr. Hasia Diner, NYU Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, as they talk about Jews and the ongoing work of guaranteeing civil rights for African Americans.

Dr. Diner is an eminent American historian at New York University and has written extensively on American Jews, American Jewish women, Blacks and Jews, and Holocaust memorials. Professor Diner’s most recent book, a biography of Julius Rosenwald, highlights the life of Sears Roebuck owner Rosenwald and his decision to invest his life’s wealth in historic Black colleges and Black schools throughout the American South.

  • This event is recommended for adults and high school students.
  • Enjoy drinks, light bites, and great conversation with fellow community members.

  • Location to be announced after registration – a community member’s home in Tribeca.

Community Member’s Home
New York, NY 10013

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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