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Recap: When Should I Stop Laughing? Reflections on Jewish Humor


On January 18, Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse wrapped up our Jewish Humor Series with insights from her most recent book: No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.

Praise for Schlemiels?


Schlemiels are the perennial butt of jokes; even the word may make you laugh. But Canadian scholar Matthew Menachem Feuer -- an avowed "schlemiel theorist" -- thinks this classic Jewish comic character deserves another name: saint.

Recap: A Tale of Two Exiles


On January 5, Dr. Nathan Katz started the year off with a superb lecture on the common need between Tibetans and Jews of keeping their heritage alive during exile.

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How to Find and Prove your Jewish Ancestry from Catholic Inquisition Sources

02/02/2015 07:00 PM

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God is a Man of War. The Lord is His Name.

02/08/2015 02:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Stuart Cohen.

The New World Adventures of Luis de Carvajal- Mexican Crypto- Jew and and Mystical Searcher

02/09/2015 07:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Ronnie Perelis, Yeshiva University, NY.

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