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Shtetl on the High Seas: The Steamship Companies and Jewish Emigration from Eastern Europe
Sep 15 2009


PANEL DISCUSSION

Co-sponsored by the Red Star Line Museum Project and The Eugeen Van Mieghem

Panelists Gur Alroey (University of Haifa) and Frank Castecker (University of Ghent) examine the pivotal role played by Belgium’s Red Star Line and other steamship concerns in the migration, from the 1870s to the 1930s, of millions of Eastern European Jews to the United States. Moderated by New York University professor Hasia Diner.



Shtetl on the High Seas Panel Discussion Video