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March 2019

Jewish Genealogy: Finding your Jewish Roots with Stephen Harris

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Dr. Stephen Harris will present "Jewish Genealogy: Finding your Jewish Roots" in conjunction with the temporary exhibit Pioneers to Present: Jews of Richmond & Contra Costa County. This exhibit is the latest in the "Know Your Community" series of public programs. “The goal is to provide beginning genealogists with enough information to conduct their own research,” says Harris, who has been a professional genealogist since 1991, helping families, attorneys, and businesses with their genealogical research needs.  The program will present…

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April 2019

Fred Rosenbaum Speaks on his book Taking Risks

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Fred Rosenbaum speaks about his book, Taking Risks, the story of Joseph Pell who was a partisan fighter during World War II. Joseph made his way to California after the war and eventually founded Moo's Ice Cream in Richmond. Fred Rosenbaum, the Founding Director Emeritus of Lehrhaus Judaica, led the school for 44 years until 2017. He has written eight books on modern Jewish history including Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the Bay Area (University of California Press, 2009). According to…

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May 2019

Jewish Arts in Richmond

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Richard Schwartz is the author of The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis.

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