Issue 15

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Local News

Ghetto as place and idea is first lecture in CJS spring 2019 program

The first lecture in the College of Jewish Studies spring program, “Rethinking ‘the Ghetto’ in Jewish History and Beyond,” will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 pm, when Mitchell Duneier, professor of sociology and chairman of the Department of Sociology at Princeton University will speak on “Ghetto: Invention of a Place, History of an Idea.”

Norwich Jewish Center to host Tree of Life Synagogue member on April 28

On Sunday, April 28, from 2-4 pm, the Norwich Jewish Center will host Eric Cohen from Pittsburgh, PA, as the speaker for this year’s Days of Remembrance.

Holocaust survivor to speak in Ithaca on May 1

Gerd Korman will be the featured speaker at the Ithaca Area United Jewish Community’s Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 pm, at Temple Beth-El, 402 N. Tioga St., Ithaca. 

Features

Book Review: An early Jewish movement

Nonfiction works can appeal to readers for very different reasons. 

Holiday

The charoset debate

For me, there is only one real charoset: it’s the one made with apples, walnuts, cinnamon and wine (or a really good grape juice if people can’t have alcohol).

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