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October 2019

From Beame to Bloomberg: Jews in City Government

October 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Museum At Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10012 United States

Jews have been living in New York City since 1653. Since then, they have contributed to the growth of the city’s vibrancy and culture in myriad arenas. This course will profile Jewish politicians and their time in office, from New York’s first Jewish mayor, Abraham Became, and the fiscal crisis of the 1970’s to the economic recovery of the Koch era and the boom-times of Michael Bloomberg. You’ll explore other prominent personalities and their careers including House of Representative members…

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