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Saturday, February 13 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
What is Jewish History?

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Allow a Jewish historian to introduce you to "Jewish history," a term having two distinct meanings: it refers both to the vast sweep of Jewish historical experience through space and time, and, to the modern academic field studying the Jewish past. The key question to be addressed: What, after all, is the relevance of Jewish history to contemporary Jewish life?

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David E. Kaufman

David E. Kaufman is a scholar of American Jewish History, and has taught for 20+ years at Hebrew Union College/LA and Hofstra University. He has published Shul with a Pool and Jewhooing the Sixties. The latter book is an in-depth examination of Jews and Jewish identity in American... Read More →

Saturday February 13, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm EST