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“The History of Jews on Long Island” with Karl Grossman

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Meet the legendary Karl Grossman – author, longtime syndicated local news columnist, SUNY/ Old Westbury Professor, and of course environment columnist with Fire Island News as he delivers a lecture presentation entitled “The History of Jews on Long Island” at the Plainview Jewish Center on John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor on April 7 . According to Grossman, “the story of how Long Island has become a major center for Jews in the United States is interesting considering the anti-Semitism they have faced in an area where the KKK was extremely active, where in the 1930s Nazis marched at their Camp Siegfried in Yaphank, where racism directed against African-Americans has been intense, and in recent years there’s been extreme bias including violence directed against Latinos.” A similar presentation will be given at the Westhampton Free Library on July 19. 

About the Author
Shoshanna M.

Shoshanna M.

Shoshanna McCollum is editor of Fire Island News. Author of two books, and award-winning journalist for multiple Fire Island and South Shore Long Island publications since 2000, she resides year round on Fire Island with her husband and many cats.


April 7
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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John Jermain Memorial Library
201 Main St
Sag Harbor, 11963
(631) 725-0049