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Is the Golden Age of American Jews Coming to an End? Historian David Kaufman offers his appraisal of Franklin Foer’s Atlantic article. (Multi-access Tish)

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am EDT

David Kaufman, American Jewish Historian

American Jewish historian David Kaufman offers his appraisal of Franklin Foer’s April 2024 Atlantic article, ‘”The Golden Age of American Jews is Ending [aka ‘Anti-Semitism Has Gone Mainstream’]”–asking, is he right?

David E. Kaufman is an American Jewish historian specializing in the urban Jewish experience of New York City.  Educated at Columbia College (BA, 1982), the Jewish Theological Seminary (MA, 1986) and Brandeis University (PhD, 1994), he has served on the faculties of Hebrew Union College and Hofstra University, and authored two books, Shul with a Pool: The Synagogue-Center in American Jewish History (1999) and Jewhooing the Sixties: American Celebrity and Jewish Identity (2012).  Now living on the Upper West Side, David works as an independent scholar and public historian teaching and writing on the subject of Jewish New York.


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April 20
9:00 am - 9:50 am EDT
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