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Jonathan Sarna, 2016 Greenberg Distinguished Fellow, Provides New Insight on Jews & American Politics 

Jonathan Sarna, 2016 Greenberg Distinguished Fellow, Provides New Insight on Jews & American Politics 

by Andrew Walsh Evidence is emerging that Jewish voters were mobilizing to participate in American political campaigns far earlier than previously suspected—as early as Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 re-election campaign, Brandeis University historian Jonathan Sarna told an engaged audience during his February visit to Trinity College as Leonard E. Greenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow. Most previously known… Continue Reading