Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
Organization:
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
Cost:
$95 - Members; $125 - Non-members
Location:
300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Established in 1946, just after the Holocaust and prior to the founding of the State of Israel, BZBI has served the community around Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square for more than 60 years. Formed by the union of three congregations, BZBI has been

Jewish American Short Stories

May 8, 2013 7:00 PM

Explore the American Jewish experience as it is reflected in the short story. Guided by faculty from the Jewish Theological Seminary, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University, participants will read and discuss a selection of stories by American Jewish writers that span the past century. Encounter English and Yiddish language writers of the immigrant generation, delve into the post‐war American Jewish literary renaissance of Bellow, Malamud, and Roth, and discover how writers like Allegra Goodman and Nathan Englander are portraying the unfolding postmodern reality of 21st century America.

Faculty:

ALAN MINTZ - Chana Kekts Professor of Hebrew Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary.

KATHRYN HELLERSTEIN - Associate Professor of Germanic Languages at the University of Pennsylvania.

JAMES DIAMOND - taught in the Judaic Studies and the Freshman Seminar Programs at Princeton University, where he was also the Director of the Center for Jewish Life.

More Events from Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

Wed. Feb 4
Tu B'Shevat
6:15 PM
Celebrate the fruits of Israel as we honor one of the most wondrous of the Earth’s birthdays - the trees - with a short half hour kabbalistic ritual combining both the tangible a
Fri. Feb 13
6:00 PM
Come settle in to the spirit of Shabbat with a special musical Friday night service. Our first Marom service saw 80 people singing and praying together.
Sun. Feb 22
A Bintel Brief
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Liana Finck in animated conversation with Terry LaBan, creator of the Edge City comic strip.

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Main Line Reform Temple
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
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Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
7:30 PM
Sat. Jan 31
Trivia Night!
Tiferet Bet Israel
7:00 PM

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