Jewish Currents presents a dramatic presentation of the life of American Sephardic Jewish poet Emma Lazarus (1849 - 1887), titled "In the Maccabean Tradition: Miss Emma Lazarus." Featuring Amelia Romano as Emma Lazarus, Benes Marden as Rabbi Jakob, Alex Paul as Susskind von Orb, and Rick Harris as Spokesman for the Nordhausen Council. Written and directed by series producer Isabel Pearlman. This is the final program in the Jewish Currents Presents series.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.