Into the Seventeenth Generation, Eric Lidji

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
History Center - Library & Archives Reading Room

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As part of the Books in the ‘Burgh literary series, join the Rauh Jewish History Program at the History Center and the for a reading, discussion, and book signing with Eric Lidji, author of “Into the Seventeenth Generation.”

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This Books in the ‘Burgh program has been postponed. Please check back here for future updates.

If you have any questions, please contact Haley VanWagenen at hmvanwagenen@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-6373.

About Into the Seventeenth Generation

“Into the Seventeenth Generation” tells the story of the life and work of Rabbi Walter Jacob. As the senior rabbi of Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, Jacob created Horizon Homes Inc. and established the Biblical Botanical Garden. He is a leading expert of the liberal interpretation of Jewish law and a founder of the Abraham Geiger College, the first rabbinic seminary in Germany since World War II.

About Eric Lidji

Eric LidjiEric Lidji is a writer and researcher based in Pittsburgh. As a consultant for the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Heinz History Center, he is the curator of the family history website Generation to Generation and a researcher for the Small Towns Jewish History Project, which is documenting Jewish life in small towns throughout Western Pennsylvania. He is the author of the book John Riegert and an editor of Her Deeds Sing Her Praises: Profiles of Pittsburgh Jewish Women.