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Join us for a discussion with Professors Joshua Karlip and Jess Olson introduced and moderated by Dr. Kenneth Moss, Associate Professor and Felix Posen Chair of Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University.

Date and Time: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:30 P.M.
Location: Belfer Hall, Room 218, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033.

Register at www.yu.edu/revelevents.

The Jewish communities of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Eastern Europe featured a dazzling and provocative array of ideological, religious and political movements: Zionism, Diaspora nationalism, Yiddishism, Orthodoxy, socialism, and more. Moreover, many individuals moved fluidly—or painstakingly—between different ideological commitments over the course of their lives.

Come hear Professors Joshua Karlip (author of Tragedy of a Generation: The Rise and Fall of Diaspora Nationalism in Eastern Europe) and Jess Olson (author of Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity: Architect of Zionism, Yiddishism, and Orthodoxy) discuss their books and the complexities of the modern European Jewish experience—complexities which still reverberate today—with Professor Kenneth Moss of Johns Hopkins University.

This event is sponsored by the Esther Manischewitz Community Education Fund. Sponsorships are available to help support other special Revel events. Please contact Dean David Berger at dberger@yu.edu or Paul Glasser at paul.glasser@yu.edu or 212.960.0852.

Sponsored parking is available in the YU lot (E) on Amsterdam Avenue and West 183rd Street.

 

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