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Graduate course "The Talmud, the Rabbis, and History," offered online by Professor Stuart Miller this Fall, will be available to advanced undergraduates with instructor permission. [Course Description]
The online lecture on June 30 presented by Professor Sam Kassow on "Yiddish Culture in Wartime: 1939-1945" is now available to view. [View here]
The online program with Eddy Portnoy "Bad Rabbi: Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press" hosted on June 16 is now available to view. [View here]
The online lecture on April 22 presented by Professor Avinoam Patt on "Yom Ha-Shoah Veha-Gevurah: On Jewish Heroism, Martyrdom, and Sacrifice" is now available to view. [View here]