Luboml Townspeople

Shtetl Santa Cruz

For hundreds of years, the shtetls of Eastern Europe were home to much of the world’s Jewish population. Today, most American Jews can trace at least some of their ancestors to a shtetl. But what exactly was a shtetl? Who lived there? How did women and men experience the shtetl differently?

History and Literature in the Study of the Bible

Sunday, January 24, 2010, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Jewish Community Federation, San Francisco

The Bay Area Academic Consortium invites you to participate in its new winter program, History and Literature in the Study of the Bible, for faculty and graduate students in Jewish Studies.

Winter 2010 Living Writers Series: Rebecca Goldstein

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 5:00 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall.

Rebecca Goldstein is the author of 36 Arguments for the Existence of God and six works of fiction, including The Mind-Body Problem, Mazel, and Properties of Light.