Book Discussion: The Jews in America

Event details

  • Wednesday | April 19, 2017
  • 6:30 pm
  • St. Paul's Coventry House Living Room

Jews in americaWilliam Vodrey will lead a discussion of the Arthur Hertzberg book The Jews in America at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in the Coventry House Living Room. Hertzberg writes about “four centuries of an uneasy encounter,” noting the many contributions of Jewish people to American society, discussing the long-standing debate between those who favor assimilation and those who wish to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity, and trying to explain the troubling persistence of anti-Semitism. All are welcome.