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E-Blast: Week 12

June 12 


Mini-Course: 
The Literature of Israeli Nobel Laureate S.Y. Agnon

Stories and Other ProseThe Bildner Center is pleased to offer the mini-course From Yiddish Folktale to Hebrew Work of Art: Stories and other Prose by Israeli Nobel Laureate S. Y. Agnon. Taught online by Curt Leviant, the course will be held July 13, 20, and 27, at 7 p.m.

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Curt Leviant is a novelist, translator, and professor emeritus of Hebraic studies at Rutgers University.

Israel’s Founding Novelist: S. Y. Agnon’s exquisite ironic fiction examined traditional Jewish life through a twentieth-century lens, by Adam Kirsch, New Yorker.

New Fiction by Sholem Aleichem, translated by Curt Leviant, Tablet.


Join Dr. Nancy Sinkoff for the Launch of her BookFrom Left to Right

Professor Nancy Sinkoff will discuss her critically-acclaimed new book, From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History (Wayne State University Press, 2020) on June 17 at noon.

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WeAreHere IG TimezonesWe Are Here: 
A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope

Join the Bildner Center and 100 other museums and cultural institutions around the world this Sunday for a commemoration of the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and a message of hope amid the crises we face.


HollowayJonathan Holloway on Race Relations and the Making of the United States

Tune in Monday to hear Rutgers president-designate in conversation with the United States Studies Centre about how America arrived at this fraught moment in its history.


Professor Gary A. Rendsburg, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Chair in Jewish History, was quoted in a recent Washington Post article about the Museum of the Bible. Learn more here.


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