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.
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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 Schools, Hasia 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.