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    Puritans and Jews in Colonial New England: Devotion, Dissonance or Disdain?

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    March 14, 2013


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    Puritans and Jews in Colonial New England: Devotion, Dissonance or Disdain?

     Join cultural historian Michael Hoberman as he considers the complicated relationship between two peculiar, Biblically inspired peoples. Why did America’s earliest settlers model their communities on those of the ancient Hebrews, view the modern-day descendants of those Hebrews as hopeless apostates, and tolerate the establishment of Jewish congregations in...

     Join cultural historian Michael Hoberman as he considers the complicated relationship between two peculiar, Biblically inspired peoples. Why did America’s earliest settlers model their communities on those of the ancient Hebrews, view the modern-day descendants of those Hebrews as hopeless apostates, and tolerate the establishment of Jewish congregations in Newport and other colonial communities? Why does it matter that Puritans were fascinated with Jews in the first place? How are Jews and Judaism implicated in the earliest period of American religious history? BOOK SIGNING AND SALES TO FOLLOW.


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

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    $6 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students, $1 CHildren, FREE to OSMH Museum Members



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