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Jewish History In The Modern Era

Jewish History In The Modern Era

Tuesday, January 31st, 1230-130pm

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Jewish History In The Modern Era

Lunch n’ Learn with Dr. Marc Caplan, Ph.D.
  • Life in the Shtetal and emigration to the golden country.
  • Jewish life its challenges and triumphs in the new world.
  • Dr. Caplan’s presentation will be followed by a round table question and answer session.
Tuesday, January 31st, 1230-130pm
36 S. Charles Street, Charles Center South, 2nd Floor, Baltimore MD, 21201
Kosher lunch will be served. $15 dollars per lunch
RSVP to: 410-605-0505, log on to: http://chabaddowntown.net/rsvp or email by clicking here
Caplan Marc Dr. 1.jpgDr. Caplan is the Zelda and Myer Tandetnik Professor in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Caplan earned his Ph.D. in comparative literature from New York University. His primary interest as a scholar is to place the study of Yiddish literature in comparative contexts. His next book-length project will explore Yiddish literature written in Weimar Germany, considered in comparison with contemporaneous German literature, theater, and film. In addition to his academic commitments to the study of Yiddish literature, Dr. Caplan writes a regular column in Yiddish on popular culture for the journal Afn shvel.

Special thanks to Barry Isaac from Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates for hosting this lunch n’ learn. Thank you to Dr. Caplan for honoring us with this presentation.

 

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