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Community lecture: Crossing the Boundary from Gentile to Jew
April 20, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
DANA KAPLAN, lecturer in Jewish Studies at the United Theological College of the University of the West Indies and a rabbi in Kingston, Jamaica, will investigate the unique dynamics underlying conversion to Judaism in the 19th century American south, including how Jews adapted their religious and ethnic identity to conform to the expectations of southern society.
Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience in the American South