Tag: Jewish history

Jews In and After the 1917 Russian Revolution

Attend a 2-day conference to explore the 1917 Russian Revolution, Jewish life in the Soviet Union, and the Revolution’s lasting impact today. The two defining moments of the last century were, arguably, the Holocaust and the Russian Revolution. The tragic...

/ November 5, 2017

Our Crowd: German-Jewish Banking Families in America

Co-presented with the American Jewish Historical Society In 1967, Stephen Birmingham published his best-selling social history of New York’s elite German-Jewish banking families and posited a new, Jewish, American aristocracy. Historians Susie Pak (St. John’s) and Rebecca Kobrin (Columbia) join journalist Daniel Schulman (Mother Jones) to...

/ September 17, 2017