"Bilhah Abigail Levy Franks" Jewish Biographies Lecture
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Bilhah Abigail Levy Franks was a prominent Jewish woman in early 18th century New York. Her surviving letters describe the unique challenges of Jewish life in the New World.
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Dr. Henry Abramson
Dr. Henry Abramson earned his PhD in History from the University of Toronto in 1995 and currently serves as Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South.. He has held post-doctoral fellowships and visiting appointments at Cornell, Harvard, Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is the author of several books on Jewish history and thought, He has received numerous awards for his teaching, including the Excellence in the Academy Award from the National Education Association.