Crime and Immorality in the Jewish Immigrant Community: Prejudices and Realities, 1850-1920
October 7, 3:45 PM-5:45 PM

The Rise of Fredericka "Marm" Mandelbaum, "Queen of Fences": How the Political Economy of New York City's Thirteenth Ward Affected a German-Jewish Immigrant Woman's Criminal Choices, 1850-1884
Rona Holub , PhD Candidate, History, Columbia University

The Bureau of Social Morals: The Response of New York's German Jews to the Perceived Immorality of Their Eastern European Co-religionists
Jean Mensch, Independent scholar

Arthur Aryeh Goren, R & B Knapp Professor, American Jewish History, Columbia University

Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.