Jewish Geography in America: Who Went Where When and Why

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Join the NYPL on Friday, May 3, beginning at 10 AM, in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building's South Court, for a public program: "Jewish Geography in America: Who Went Where When and Why".

10:00-11:15am - Dr. Jonathan Sarna, keynote speaker: "Jewish Settlement Patterns in the United States: Why the Jews Ended Up Where They Did"

12:30-1:45pm - Geospacial presentation by Matt Knutzen, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, NYPL

2:00-2:45pm and 2:45-3:30pm: Hands-on Genealogy Workshops with Ruth Carr, retired chief of Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History, and Genealogy, NYPL; and Anne-Marie Belinfante, Dorot Jewish Division, NYPL

Registration is required: contact annmariestarita@nypl.org or 212-930-0605

This is a public program of the Dorot Jewish Division of NYPL, generously sponsored by the Dorot Division.

When: 
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 10:00am
Venue: 
New York Public Library, Stephen Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium, 5th Avenue between 40th & 42nd Streets, NYC
Sponsor: 
Dorot Jewish Division of the New York Public Library