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Joseph Konvitz


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.
 postcard of florida burning


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

 Professor Olga Litvak


Faculty Spotlight: Olga Litvak

Olga Litvak, Laurie B. and Eric M. Roth Professor of Modern European Jewish History

What drew you to Cornell?

 Lower East Side of Manhattan


Learning on the Ground: The Lower East Side and Chinatown

Students in the undergraduate seminar “Lower East Side: Jews and the Immigrant City” came to New York City to directly experience the famous neighborhood’s history as well as learn about its contemporary challenges.