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Formations of Orthodoxy: Religious Life Now and Then

Nov 29, 2011 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Opening Panel: 5:30-7:00

Naomi Seidman, GTU: “The Last Will and Testament of the Ninety-three Bais Yakov Girls of Krakow”

Nathaniel Deutsh, UCSC: “Writing Down Tradition: Minhag Literature, Ethnography, and the Orthodox Experience of Modernity”

David Myers, UCLA: “A Shtetl in America? The Curious Case of Kiryat Joel, New York”

Reception 7:00-7:30
Sponsored by the Religious Affairs Committee of the San Francisco Krakow Sister Cities Association

Keynote Address: 7:30pm

Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland
In conversation with Shana Penn, GTU

Commentator: Dr. James Donahue, President of the GTU.

RSVP: cjs@gtu.edu or (510) 649-2482

Location: Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley


Nov 29, 2011
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies
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