American Jewry and the presidency

by | Nov 8, 2013 | What’s Happening

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2pm

The second lecture in the Jewish Museum and Cultural Center series features Dr. Gary Zola, executive director of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and professor of the American Jewish Experience at Hebrew Union College. He will discuss the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and American Jewry. Zola’s talk, “He Was Like One of Us” is based on his upcoming book We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry.

For information, call 757-391-9266 or visit The museum is located at 607 Effingham St. in Portsmouth.