Too Big to Fail in 1930: Jewish Immigrant Entrepreneurs and the Bank of the United States

Temple Shalom

Dates: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Speaker: Rebecca Kobrin

Rebecca Kobrin is the Russell and Bettina Knapp Assistant Professor of American Jewish History at Columbia University in New York. She received her B.A. from Yale (1994), and her M.Phil. (1995), and Ph.D. (2002) from the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Kobrin served as the Hilda Blaustein Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University (2002-2004) and the American Academy of Jewish Research Post-Doctoral Fellow at New York University (2004-2006). Her area of specialty is Jewish immigration history, which she approaches through a transnational lens. Her research interests span from the fields of urban history to American religion and diaspora studies.


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