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In honor of May Day, ‘Di Linke’ conference videos available online

The archives of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order (JPFO), which flourished for two decades before the Cold War, are now housed at Cornell’s Kheel Center, Catherwood Library. Videos from a December 2020 conference focused on the archives are now available online.
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Yiddish to fulfill A&S language requirement

This fall, Cornell's new Yiddish program is setting its sights higher, riding a generational trend in interest and changing attitudes towards the language.
Bryan K. Roby

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Talk to reflect on Afro-Asian Jewry in Israel

How and why Afro-Asian Jews in Israel became associated and engaged with Global Black thought throughout the 20th century will be explored in a virtual talk by Professor Bryan K. Roby on May 6.
Joseph Konvitz

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Alumnus Josef Konvitz to give talk on trends in tolerance

Historian and Cornell alumnus Josef Konvitz ‘67 will explore and compare trends in tolerance in France and the United States in a digital talk on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. EST.
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Jewish Studies Program presents reading of 'Enough to Go'

The Jewish Studies Program will present a staged-reading of the new-old play "Enough to Go" by former Ithaca resident Fred Peretz Cohn on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Barnes Hall on the Cornell Campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited, and while tickets are not required, reservations can be made at www.tinyurl.com/enough-to-go.

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Sonic treasures from Ottoman Jewish Los Angeles

Explore treasures of Sephardic Jewish music culture at Book of J’s performance of “LA Archivera” on Monday, Nov. 11, at 8 pm in Cornell University’s Barnes Hall Auditorium. The free event will feature mid-century Los Angeles and 20th-Century Jewish Ottoman music traditions. The public is invited.

 Theater scholar examines critical reception of religion on Broadway

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Theater scholar examines critical reception of religion on Broadway

Since the era of George Jean Nathan, Cornell Class of 1904, the first-string critics of New York’s major newspapers – overwhelmingly white, male and educated at elite universities – have wielded outsized influence on which plays and musicals succeed in New York and thus the nation.

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