Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Organization:
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
Location:
The Little Shul
2015 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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The Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History promotes the study of Jewish experience in America. Founded in May 1990, it is part of Temple University's Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts.

Fiddler on Our Mind: Jews, Musicals, and Cultural Legacies

February 23, 2014 10:00 AM

A conversation with Alisa Solomon, author of Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof, former Village Voice reporter, and professor at Columbia School of Journalism, and Warren Hoffman, author of The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical and associate director of the Center for Jewish Life and Learning at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Co-sponsored with Shivtei Yeshuron and Hidden City.  Free and open to the public.

Bagels and coffee at 10:00am; program begins at 10:30am.

For more information, visit the event page here.

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