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The Rebirth of Jewish Studies in Today's Lithuania

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Sun, Apr 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duration   1h

Lithuanians Lara Lempert, the head of Judaica at the National Library of Lithuania, and Viktoras Bachmetjevas, philosopher and publisher, discuss the publication of Israel Cohen’s "Vilna" in Lithuanian. Join the Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies as they delve into the work’s surprising local reception, the reframing of Jewish history within Lithuanian history, and Jewish studies in Lithuania, in conversation with beloved JTS professor Dr. David Fishman, winner of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, "The Book Smugglers."

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