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Lincoln and Jewish Americans

In this virtual lunch and learn event with historian and Brandeis University Professor Jonathan D. Sarna spoke on his book Lincoln and the Jews: A History.

Dr. Sarna will illustrate how Lincoln admired, consulted with, appointed to office, and defended Jewish Americans during his presidency. Historian William Bartelt, author of There I Grew Up: Remembering Abraham Lincoln’s Youth (IHS Press) will offer introductory comments on how Lincoln’s Indiana boyhood shaped his presidency.

Presented in partnership with the Indiana Jewish Historical Society.

Lincoln and Jewish Americans