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Virtual Seminar: The Hidden Jewish History of Greenwich Village

July 11, 6pm7pm.
$12; $10 Seniors; $8 Students
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As one of the most iconic neighborhoods in NYC, it is no surprise Greenwich Village is also one of its most historic and politically charged. From NYU and Washington Square Park, to its legendary music venues, to the famous people who lived there, to its cultural impact, the Village is as popular today as when Dylan, Springsteen, Hendrix, Ginsberg, and others roamed the streets looking for gigs.

But did you know the Jewish History of Greenwich Village goes back well over 200 years? Join this virtual program with urban historian and native New Yorker Bradley Shaw, as he explores the rich Jewish history of Greenwich Village.

Highlights:

Learn about Congregation Darech Amuno, now housed in a 150 year old converted townhouse, which has existed in the Village since 1838

Discover one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the country, hidden in plain sight on West 11th Street

Explore the great list of Jewish musicians, artists and activists who lived in the Village

Learn about one of the first homes of Temple Emanu-El, which was in a converted Baptist Church on East 12th Street from 1854-1868

Please see the Zoom link in your order confirmation email. This program is entirely virtual.

Image Credit: Congregation Darech Amuno. 53 Charles St, New York, NY.

 

Location:

236 Kane Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States