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Book Release Event: Women Writing Jewish Modernity, 1919-1939

Book Release Event: WOMEN WRITING JEWISH MODERNITY, 1919-1939 Allison Schachter in conversation with Chana Kronfeld (University of California, Berkeley), Zohar Weiman-Kelman (Ben-Gurion University), and Emily Greble (Vanderbilt University) Hosted by the Max Kade Center for European Studies May 10, 2022…

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New Review – Yiddish Stories from the Ukrainian Provinces

Prof Allison Schatcher‘s recent book, a translation of selected stories by Fradl Shtok titled From the Jewish Provinces, has been reviewed by Tablet. Rokhl Kafrissen has this to say – “… right now, for those of us newly focused on…

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Congrats to Prof Cohen and Prof Klass!

Our JS interim director and professor, Julia Cohen, has recently published a short article titled “American Days, Turkish Nights” about Turkish Jews in the US. Congratulations Julia! Read more here at: http://www.sephardiclosangeles.org/portfolios/american-days-turkish-nights/ Professor Judy Klass currently has three of her…

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Published – Prof Allison Schachter’s Translations of Fradl Shtok’s Short Stories

From the Jewish Provinces: Selected Stories by Fradl Shtok, translated by Jewish Studies Professor Allison Schachter and rare book librarian at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati Jordan Finkin, has been published by Northwestern University Press. Congratulations, Allison!…

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Allison Schachter interviewed for Arts & Sciences Website

Allison Schachter, Chair of Jewish Studies Department and Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, English, and Russian and East European Studies, is featured on the Vanderbilt College of Arts & Science’s Research web page. In this interview, Schachter discusses how her…

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Virtual Sermon by Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

On Sunday, February 21, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine delivered a virtual sermon for the First Sunday in Lent titled Listening for Dinah at the Riverside Church in the City of New York. Stream the entire service here.  

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Exhibition co-curated by David H. Price and HART 2775 students

Pressed for Time: Five Centuries of Prints from the Jack May Collection is curated by Cainie Brown, Chloe Davis, Peter Stidman, Sarah Treadway, and Professor David H. Price, with assistance from students in HART 2775, History of Prints: Harrison Denman, Christopher Elliott, Sophia Moak, Courtney Rehkamp, Daniel…

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