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Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future

JHSSC Celebrates 25 Years
May 18-19, 2019
Charleston, SC

Saturday, May 18

Layers of History
Lisa Rosamond Thompson, College of Charleston
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Merchants: The Marrow of the Southern Jewish Experience
Stephen J. Whitfield, Max Richter Professor of American Civilization, Emeritus, Brandeis University
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Merchants on the Move
Moderator: Katharine Allen, Research & Archives Manager, Historic Columbia, and Lead Researcher, Jewish Merchant Project
Panelists: Harold Brody, Deborah Lipman Cochelin, Mickey Kronsberg Rosenblum, Zachary M. Solomon

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A Store at Every Crossroads: Curator’s Talk
Lynn Robertson, former Executive Director, McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina
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Sunday, May 19

American Judaism and Civil Engagement: Our Future Depends Upon It
Rabbi Judith Schindler, Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, Queens University, Charlotte, NC, and Rabbi Emerita, Temple Beth El, Charlotte, NC
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How Judaism Became an American Religion
& What the Future Has in Store
Steven R. Weisman, Vice President for Publications and Communications, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
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Images courtesy of Kaleb Dill, Laura Moses, and Mark Swick



Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina

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Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center
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Charleston, SC 29424
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Email: jhssc@cofc.edu