25 2021

A Noble Dream: Indiana, Lincoln, and Jewish Americans

12:00PM - 1:00PM  


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A virtual lunch and learn event from the Indiana Jewish Historical Society and Indiana Historical Society. Historian and Brandeis University Professor Jonathan D. Sarna will be the keynote speaker discussing his book "Lincoln and the Jews: A History." Historian William Bartelt, author of "There I Grew Up: Remembering Abraham Lincoln’s Youth (IHS Press)," will offer introductory comments on how Lincoln’s Indiana boyhood shaped his presidency.
In his Keynote address, Dr. Sarna will illustrate how Lincoln admired, consulted with, was appointed to office, and defended Jewish Americans during his presidency.

Sponsor: Indiana Jewish Historical Society and The Indiana Historical Society