Marcia Zerivitz, director of the Jewish Museum of Florida, author Rachel Heimovics, and historian Dr. Samuel Proctor discuss the history of Jewish people in Florida, whose presence in the area dates back to the 1760s. Florida has the third largest population of Jewish people in the United States.
Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.