Hasia Diner Book Talk and Signing on February 26

Posted on February 10th, 2015 by

A wonderful interview with Dr. Hasia Diner is featured at the premiere of  The Rosenwald Schools film at the festival on February 25th at the Avalon Theatre, and she is talking the next day with her new book that was so much a basis for her informative testimony.

Hasia Diner

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ROADS TAKEN: The Great Jewish Migration To The New World And The Peddlers Who Forged The Way

With Author Dr. Hasia Diner

Delving further into themes raised by Hester Street and The Rosenwald SchoolsHasia Diner tells the story of millions of discontented young Jewish men who sought opportunity abroad, leaving parents, wives, and sweethearts behind to become peddlers selling their goods across the world.

Hasia Diner is a Professor of American Jewish History and director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University.
The event will take place Thursday, February 26 at 7:00 PM at the DCJCC. The event is free, but RSVPs are requested. RSVP here: http://www.showclix.com/event/ROADSTAKEN