Exhibition Opening: By Dawn's Early Light


Exhibition Opening: By Dawn's Early Light

Sunday, February 14, 2016 @ 1:30 pm


McCosh 10

Panel Discussion: 1:30–2:45 p.m., 10 McCosh Hall
Lecture: 4–5 p.m., 10 McCosh Hall
Reception: 5:15 p.m., Art Museum

Join us for an afternoon of programming in conjunction with the exhibition By Dawn’s Early Light: Jewish Contributions to American Culture from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War. A panel discussion features Jonathan Sarna, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History and Chair of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, Brandeis University; Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Congregation Shearith Israel, New York; and Esther Schor, professor of English, Princeton University, and is moderated by Adam Mendelsohn, director of the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. A lecture by Sean Wilentz, George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History, Princeton University, and a reception in the Art Museum will follow.