The meeting begins at 7pm, at Congregation Beth Am , Los Altos Hills; see the map.
“Jews in the Civil War: Answering the Four Questions” will be presented by Richard Ferman, assisted by his wife and son, who will all be in costume. He and his wife are members of a Civil War hereditary society.
A direct descendant of a disabled Civil War veteran, Ferman is a past president and program chair of the Santa Clara Historical and Genealogical Society. He holds a history degree and has taught at high school, college and SeniorNet.
The four questions to be answered:
— Why did they join?
— What did they do?
— What happened afterwards?
— What can we do to honor them?
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