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Explorations in Jewish Life and History

 

The Brevard Jewish Community is pleased to announce the first lecture in our series Explorations in Jewish Life and History.

Antisemitism: Its Origins, Its Effects, Its Echoes Today

Prof. Federica Schoeman, Associate Professor of English and Director of Jewish Studies at the University of South Carolina.

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Prof. Schoeman has written and spoken on Jewish women’s history, Jews in the media, and various aspects of Holocaust history including a feminist interpretation of Anne Frank. Her book, published by Brandeis University Press, is entitled Holocaust Mothers and Daughters: Family, History, and Trauma.

The talk will take place in the Fellowship Hall of Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday afternoon, February 18, at 3:30 PM. It is open to the public.

Our second lecture will take place on Sunday, May 5 at 3:30 PM in St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. The speaker will be Geoffrey Levin of Emory University who will discuss the roots of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Explorations in Jewish Life and History
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The Brevard Jewish Community is pleased to announce the first lecture in our series Explorations in Jewish Life and History.

This lecture series is cosponsored by the Jewish Studies Program of the University of North Carolina, Asheville, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, the Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County, Bethel A Baptist Church and The Center for Spiritual Wisdom.

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