Author Jeri Fink, Dec 21

posted Dec 20, 2012, 6:46 AM by David Plass   [ updated Jan 2, 2013, 4:20 PM by Beth Am Webmaster ]
After Shabbat Services "In the round" this Friday at 8pm, join author Jeri Fink as she talks of the Jews of Amsterdam in New York in the 1650s and Jews of Portugal in the 1500s and shipment of Jewish children to Sao Tome as punishment for not converting:

Columbus, New Amsterdam and Killer Stew
   Beatriz Nunez loved to cook and died for it. Was Christopher Columbus Jewish? Who begged Peter Stuyvesant for sanctuary in 1654?
   What does this have to do with us?
   Join us and discover stories you don't find in the history books . . .