Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents Dr. David E. Kaufman as he discusses “JEWHOOING NEW YORK: Iconic NY Jews, A-Z.” Visit the event page for details.
Dr. David E. Kaufman is a scholar of American Jewish history and a former tenured professor at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles and Hofstra University on Long Island. His publications include the books Shul with a Pool: The ‘Synagogue-Center’ in American Jewish History (UPNE, 1999) and Jewhooing the Sixties: American Celebrity and Jewish Identity (UPNE, 2012). Currently Dr. Kaufman is engaged in building a public history organization called “NEW YORK JEW: Center for New York Jewish History, Culture, and Community.”
This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series.