Director of the Columbia University Program in Human Rights to lecture on his new book probing the story of the first political assassination in modern Jewish history, the murder of Reform rabbi Abraham Kohn in 19th century Lemberg.
The 2007 Dr. Jules Backman Memorial Lecture
"Murder in Lemberg: The Assassination of Reform Rabbi Abraham Kohn"
The first political assassination in modern Jewish history: a tale of religion, politics, and money in 1848 Lemberg
Dr. Michael Stanislawski
Nathan J. Miller Professor of Jewish History, Director of the Program in Human Rights at Columbia University
Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
One West 4th Street (Broadway & Mercer)
FREE - No reservation necessary
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