7 2013

He Was Like One of Us: Lincoln and American Jewry

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

UNC Chapel Hill Friday Center
Chapel Hill, NC

Contact Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

GARY ZOLA, executive director of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and Professor at Hebrew Union College, will examine Abraham Lincoln’s evolving relationship and long-term influence with the American Jewish community. The interesting history that links the 16th President and the American Jewry ultimately “Judaized” Lincoln and “Americanized” the Jews. Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience in the American South Co-sponsored by: UNC Center for the Study of the American South