Book Talk: Laura Leibman, Once We Were Slaves

January 30, 2022 Free

Professor Laura Arnold Leibman will share the extraordinary story of a Jewish genealogist from a prominent American family with an American pedigree going back before the Revolutionary War.

She was searching for her grandmother’s maternal line, and expected to find wealthy Sephardic Jews.

Instead, she found poor, enslaved ancestors whose story will upend many of the ideas that we have about ourselves.

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Sunday, January 30, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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