Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side

A panel discussion and readings from Clayton Patterson’s book, Volume 3

Join our panel of writers and editors, including Clayton Patterson, Eddy Portnoy, Elissa Sampson, Gerri Visco, and Thomas Walker for Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side, for a discussion of the book and its contributions to the field. An essential history of the great Jewish wave of immigration to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, this 3-volume book covers art, literature, food, religion, and so much more.

Topics slated for discussion with this panel include the Stanton Street Shul, Julian Beck and The Living Theatre, Cartoon Jews, Dr. Dave, Mosaic Tattoos, and more. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

To register, please call (212) 475-9585 ext. 35 or email.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:30 pm

Sixth Street Community Center
638 East 6th Street, between Avenues B and C