The development of art and popular music in Israel, the complexity of national identity inherent in the study of immigrant and refugee societies, and the power struggle between the different forces involved in the process: the state and its institutions, the people, and the outside world.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
5:00PM – 6:30PM
Humanities I, Room 202
March 23, 2010 | 7:30-8:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris Par Nathaniel Deutsch, directeur du département d’études juives de l’université de Santa Cruz (Californie), spécialiste du hassidisme et de la pensée gnostique, auteur de The Maiden of Ludmir, […]
The Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce that following a national competition, it has received a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation to fund a two-year long teaching fellowship in Jewish studies.
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?