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People of the Book Club - The Promised Land
Center for Jewish History
New York, NY
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Feb 19, 2020 6:30 PM

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People of the Book Club - The Promised Land
Go behind the stories and peer inside the archives at this new bi-monthly book discussion, led by Lauren Gilbert, Senior Manager for Public Services at the Center for Jewish History. The first session will feature a discussion of The Promised Land by Mary Antin, a celebrated 1912 memoir by a Russian-Jewish immigrant to Boston, followed by a show and tell from the Mary Antin papers as well as other archival materials related to the immigrant Jewish experience held by the American Jewish Historical Society.

Participants will need to obtain their own copy to read before the discussion. The book is available as a free download via, Project Gutenberg ( or NYPL. Inexpensive used copies are available for purchase via or

Light refreshments will be served.

Presented by Center for Jewish History


Center for Jewish History (View)
15 West 16th St.
New York, NY 10011
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Center for Jewish History
On BPT Since: Jun 05, 2018
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