Virtual Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival: The Jewish 48ers

Monday, Mar 15, 2021

Online
Boca Raton, FL 33427

$4.99

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The Jewish 48ers: in the American Civil War

The Jewish 48’ers: is the story of revolution failed and redeemed. Freedom Fighters, inspired by the social ideals of the American and French Revolutions to take on the Feudal Monarchies in uprisings across Europe in 1848. While these revolts were crushed and participants hounded, many found refuge and purpose in the United States.

It is a contemporary story of diverse immigrants who help build and redeem their new home; heroic journeys which began in the bloody European Spring of 1848. The cohort of European Jews with military experience, though small in number had an outsized influence in the America in the Civil War which was mobilizing on an unprecedented scale. Research into the contributions and sacrifice of these new American Jews now tells their story in unprecedented depth and detail in a compelling and educational documentary.

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