The Library of JTS Presents, May 5 - September 7, 2004  

People of Faith, Land of Promise traces, through personal artifacts and communal treasures, the historical journey of the Jews who settled in the New World. The exhibition draws upon The Library's rich collection of manuscripts, printed books, pamphlets, archival documents, newspapers, prints and postcards to depict the development of Jewish cultural and religious life from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. It features more than 100 extraordinary artifacts of Jewish American life, including the groundbreaking 1766 publication of the first English translation of the Jewish prayerbook and an early colonial letter documenting the observance of Passover in the spring of 1761.

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