Friday, January 02, 2009
Local Library Appearance by Author Seth Bramson
Friday, January 9, 2009 at 7:00pm, local author Seth Bramson will appear at the North Miami Public Library (835 NE 132nd St, North Miami) to speak about his book L'Chaim: The History of the Jewish Community of Greater Miami. The event is free and open to the public.
Bramson is the author of 14 books on and about Florida transportation and south Florida local history. He is Historian in Residence at both Barry University and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida International University and he is the senior collector of Miami memorabilia and Floridiana in America. At his presentation, Mr. Bramson will talk about Greater Miami's Jewish history beginning with the arrival of the area's first permanent Jewish settler, Isidor Cohen, in February of 1896.