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Arts & Culture


Facilitated by Professor Roxana Levin


Sundays, 10:30am - 12:00pm

In the Hirsty Library


This co-ed group will meet in our CBS Library to explore some contemporary books. The titles chosen generally have some Jewish thread or relate to current world issues and evoke lively discussions. Guests are welcome.


August 4, 2019: "Spies of No Country": Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel, by Matti Friedman 


September 22, 2019: “Three Floors Up” by Eshkol Nevo.


November 3, 2019: “The Only Woman in the Room” by Marie Benedict.



The Art of Memoir Writing

Facilitated by Martha Margolis

Thursdays, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

January 9, 16, 23 in 2020


This three session is a continuation of last year's series. This free-form class will explore the concept and techniques of memoir writing. It will include some dedicated writing activities which may or may not be shared in discussion. Putting pen to paper, this class will review and practice many different aspects of memoir writing. Beginners are welcome.



The Joys of Yiddish

Taught by Henri Stein

Mondays, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

January 27,  February 3, 10, 17, 24 

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30,  April 6, 13, 30


Tue, September 22 2020 4 Tishrei 5781