‘If Every Word Was Love’: Romance, Love, and Marriage in the American Jewish Community

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Date(s) - Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Jewish Museum of Maryland


During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, young American Jewish women and men faced a new world of personal relationships. Their participation in the modernization of courtship, dating, and sexuality created a push and pull between tradition and modernity that shaped American Jewish youth’s social lives and life choices.