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Sunday, January 31 • 12:05pm - 1:05pm
Tel Aviv in History and Art

How  did the founders of Tel Aviv envision the future of "The First Hebrew City"? And how have historians, painters, novelists, and songwriters interpreted Tel Aviv, its accomplishments, and its significance for life in Israel? This discussion will include a focus on works, for example, by S. Yizhar, Etgar Keret, Naomi Shemer, Nachum Guttman, and Reuven Rubin.


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Naomi Sokoloff

Professor Naomi Sokoloff has taught modern Jewish literature and Hebrew at the University of Washington(Seattle) since 1985. Her most recent book is "Boundaries of Jewish Identity," co-edited with Susan Glenn  (UW Press 2010). Currently she is organizing a symposium, to be held at UW on May 23-24, 2016, called "Hebrew and the Humanities: Present Tense." This symposium will be held in conjunction with the Stroum Lectures, featuring Dara... Read More →


Sunday January 31, 2016 12:05pm - 1:05pm
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