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February 2020

“The Jews of Summer: Creating Authentic Jews at Postwar American Summer Camps.”

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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2nd Annual Arlene Lazarowitz Memorial Talk “The Jews of Summer: Creating Authentic Jews at Postwar American Summer Camps.” Dr. Fox’s talk will look at American Jewish culture in the decades following World War II, when American Jews climbed the socioeconomic ladder, left urban enclaves for shiny new suburbs in droves, and experienced more social mobility than ever before. But while their new status afforded them many benefits, communal leaders feared that these postwar comforts threatened the vitality of Jewish life…

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March 2020

Women, Weddings, and Reversals

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Leone de’ Sommi’s 16th-Century Purim Play:The Comedy of Betrothal Dramatic Readings (in English) of the Oldest KnownHebrew-Language Play with Commentary byAriane Helou (UCLA), Erith Jaffe-Berg (UC Riverside), Elsa Martinez (UCLA), andDaniel Stein Kokin (UCLA and Universität Greifswald)

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