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St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society 451st year


Jack A. Frisch, PhD, retired professor of anthropology at Wayne State University and SUNY Plattsburgh will help the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society mark the 451st anniversary of the founding of the first European city in what would become the United States. Professor Frisch will speak at a special event, Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room of the Old Ponce de Leon Hotel, 74 King Street at Cordova Street on the Flagler College Campus.

The evening will be dedicated to understanding Conversos in the New World, focusing on Jews hiding from the Inquisition among the early Catholics of the Western Hemisphere. 

The program is free, all are welcome, no advance arrangements are necessary. Call (904) 829-6481 for best directions.


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