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Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society

Tuesday, March 21
9:30 AM EDT -10:30 AM EDT

Virtual Event

Cost: $160 for 10 Sessions


Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff

Tuesdays at 9:30 AM, Feb. 7 - May 2, 2023.

The Gefsky Community Scholar position is endowed by the H. Arnold and Adrien B. Gefsky Endowment Fund of the Federation’s Jewish Community Foundation.

$160 for this 10-Part Series:
TUESDAYS at 9:30 AM, Feb. 7 – May 2, 2023.

In this course, Rabbi Schiff will facilitate an encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, discovering voices that are original, contemporary, and honest. This 10-part Melton course takes you on a literary journey offering a fresh examination of the ever-relevant issues faced by Israeli writers. Together, learners will read poetry and prose (translated into English) that is challenging and self-critical, gaining insights into the Jewish national psyche.

Classes are generously supported by the Elaine Belle Krasik Fund for Adult Education.





Cheryl Johnson

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