Gershom Mendes Seixas: America’s First Native-Born Jewish Religious Leader
Hosted By: Am Haskalah
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Student Rabbi Armin Langer will present the development of Shearith Israel, New York’s first established Jewish community, before the Revolution and in its aftermath. The presentation will look into the biography and sermons of the community’s spiritual leader, Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) and show how Shearith Israel and Gershom Mendes Seixas adapted to American Republicanism.
Free and open to all. Registration via Zoom required.
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