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Issues in Judaism Lecture Series: The Jews of Huettenberg, Germany Comments

The Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra Hillel's Issues in Judaism Lecture Series Fall 2012 presents a four-part lectures series titled “History and Culture: Iran Italy Germany America.”

The third lecture, on Thursday, November 15, will be:

"The Jews of Huettenberg, Germany: Life and Times in the Rural State of Hessen"

 Speaker: Dr. Herbert D. Rosenbaum

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Hofstra University

"The unexpected discoveries by present-day amateur archivists of  the now-vanished people and communities of Jews in their rural villages of Hessen, Germany, has lead them to compose comprehensive accounts of individuals and families and their destinies. Descriptions in the form of multi-generational family trees and of books are now rich sources of knowledge for survivors scattered across the world."

 

A question and answer period will follow each lecture. Lectures take place at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus.

 

Cost:

$22 general public

$20 senior citizen (over 65 with ID) or PEIR member

$15  matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID

ONE FREE subscription with current faculty/matriculated student/staff HofstraCard (must present HofstraCard at door).

 

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Cost:

$15-$22 without Hofstra ID

Categories:

Location:

Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center
Phone: 516-463-5669
Website: Click to Visit

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