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Berkeley Center for Jewish Studies
The Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law & Israel Studies
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Graduate Theological Union Center for Jewish Studies

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6:30 pm

Reclaiming the Self in Jewish American Culture

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

More than any other generation, Post World War II Jewish American authors were continually engaged in challenging their own tradition and defied any attempt to characterize their texts as distinctly “Jewish”. This talk will portray a new style of writing in literature that redefined a new sense of Jewish self in American culture. Even though

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