16 2021

JTalks Series of Zoom Talks

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Presenter: Wendy Schneider with Nessa Olshansky
Topic: The Way We Were: Highlights from the Jewish Hamilton Project
Wendy will show excerpts from the oral history of Jewish Hamilton she created in 2009 in collaboration with McMaster University professor Billy Shaffir. Through the recollections, reminiscences and reflections of Jewish Hamiltonians, you will get a taste of the vibrancy of the Hamilton Jewish community in the early years of the 20th Century. Nessa Olshansky will provide historical background.