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Issues in Judaism Lecture Series: American Idols, Jewish Stars 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 fourth lecture, on Thursday, November 29, will be:

"American Idols, Jewish Stars: Sandy Koufax, Lenny Bruce, Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand"

Speaker: Dr. David E. Kaufman

Associate Professor of Religion and the Florence and Robert Kaufman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies, Hofstra University

Author,”Jewhooing the Sixties: American Celebrity and Jewish Identity” (forthcoming, November 2012)

There will be a book signing following the lecture.


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



$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 29, 2012


$15-$22 without Hofstra ID



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


Hofstra Cultural Center
Phone: 516-463-5669
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