THE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES AT UC SANTA CRUZ

An intellectual and programming hub for public events, research projects,
and collaborations devoted to the exploration of Jewish culture and history

Amanda Botfeld

Alumni Profile: Amanda Botfeld

2015 UCSC Jewish Studies alumna and author of A Girl’s Guide to Poker. Amanda Botfeld recalls how her undergraduate experiences impacted her professional career. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and Los Angeles Times. 

February 12, 2020 // “Free Men” Film Screening

Free Men (French: Les hommes libres) is a 2011 French film written and directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi, which recounts the largely untold story about the role that Algerian and other North African Muslims in Paris played in the French resistance and as rescuers of Jews during the German occupation (1940–1944).

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