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Event Scheduled

Jews of Color in Early America with Author Laura Leibman

Sunday January 30, 2022 02:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

From the venue:

Categories: Literature, Book Talk, History
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia presents Professor Laura Leibman speaking about her book - Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multiracial Jewish Family.

Beginning with two small portraits belonging to a Jewish heiress from New York, Professor Laura Leibman traced the family’s ancestors back to Bridgetown, Barbados in the 1700s. But instead of discovering an exclusively Sephardic ancestry, she found a much more textured and complicated story for this multiracial family.


This event is hosted by The Breman Museum and co-sponsored with the Atlanta Jews of Color Council.

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