17 | Sep
2017
17 | Sep
2017

panel discussion

“Our Crowd”—German-Jewish Banking Families in America

In 1967, Stephen Birmingham published his best-selling social history of New York’s elite German-Jewish banking families. Historians Susie Pak (St. John’s) and Rebecca Kobrin (Columbia) join journalist Daniel Schulman ( Mother Jones) to evaluate the legend and the reality of “Our Crowd.”

Presented by: Leo Baeck Institute and the American Jewish Historical Society

panel discussion