May/19 08:30 pm
The Philadelphia Jewish Community and the Yellow Fever of 1793
Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
Learn about this transformational event in Philadelphia history – in which 10% of the population perished including a number of Jewish Philadelphians. Special emphasis will be placed on Major David Franks, Dr. Benjamin Rush, Dr. David de Isaac Cohen Nassy, Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker (Quaker) and the black community of Philadelphia.