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Upcoming Events

May 2, 2024
Virtual Event
Julie Salamon (New York Times bestselling author) sits down with deaf actress Lauren Ridloff. Lauren is known for her roles in the TV series The Walking Dead and the film Eternals. She gained prominence in 2018 with a lead role in the Broadway revival of Children of a Lesser God, earning her a Tony Award […]
May 16, 2024
Virtual Event
Julie Salamon (New York Times bestselling author) sits down with Pulitzer Prize winning author and former foreign correspondent Geraldine Brooks. Australian-born Geraldine Brooks is an author and journalist who grew up in the Western suburbs of Sydney. She worked as a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald for three years as a feature writer with a […]
June 4, 2024
In PersonVirtual Event
Register for In Person Register for Online The late Jewish American gay artist Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) changed the face of children’s literature by depicting emotionally isolated, unruly, and ethnically particular protagonists who use fantasy to resist social coercion and self-erasure. In Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context (Stanford University Press, 2020), Golan Moskowitz investigates the […]
September 5, 2024
In Person
Shaul Kelner, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Sociology at Vanderbilt University, joins us to discuss his book A Cold War Exodus: How American Activists Mobilized to Free Soviet Jews. What do these things have in common? Ingrid Bergman, Passover matzoh, Banana Republic®, the fitness craze, the Philadelphia Flyers, B-grade spy movies, and ten thousand […]
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