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The Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies

Jan 7, 2019

Speaker: Professor Hasia Diner
Series: Day of Learning
Location: Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation, Bethesda, MD
Date: September 3, 2018

Immigration is one of the hottest topics in our country today. In this full day program, Professor Diner, one of the foremost historians of American immigration, will delve into the following topics:
• Causes, nature, demographics, and effects of immigration             
• The human dimension: immigrant stories
• The effects of changing government policy                                      • American Jews and Blacks 1915-1935
• Myths vs. facts                                                                              • An exploration of where other immigrants went and why