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January 29, 2023


Apr 19, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In Person

Film Screening: The Levys of Monticello

$10 General Admission
Center For Jewish History

Join us for a screening of The Levys of Monticello followed by at talkback with filmmaker Steven Pressman.

When Thomas Jefferson died in 1826, he left behind a mountain of personal debt, which forced his heirs to sell his beloved Monticello home and all of its possessions. The Levys of Monticello is a documentary film that tells the little-known story of the Levy family, which owned and carefully preserved Monticello for nearly a century – far longer than Jefferson or his descendants. The remarkable story of the Levy family also intersects with the rise of antisemitism that runs throughout the course of American history.

Center For Jewish History


Center For Jewish History
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