JHER Five Week Mini Course with Professor Samuel Kassow

Discover the Legacy of Jewish Life in Eastern Europe during and after the Holocaust with Professor Sam Kassow!
The legacy of Jewish civilization in Eastern Europe is tremendous: from Hasidism to the Jewish Enlightenment, to Yiddish Literature, Modern Hebrew Literature, Zionism, and more.

NEW ONLINE MINI-COURSE ON JEWISH LIFE IN EASTERN EUROPE BEFORE AND DURING WORLD WAR II:

Vilna - The Jerusalem of Lithuania, Warsaw - The Jewish Metropolis and Lodz - The Jewish Chicago. In this new online course, we will explore the diversity, vitality, and contributions of three cities that were significant centers of pre-WWII Jewish culture and history. We will also examine Jewish responses to Nazi persecution in these cities during World War II

Meets 7:30pm-9:00pm on the following Mondays in 2021:

  • January 25,
  • February 1,
  • February 8,
  • February 22,
  • and March 1.

Course fee: $50/person (non-refundable)

Dr. Samuel Kassow is the Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College and holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University. Currently, Dr. Kassow is a consultant to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Dr. Kassow is the author of numerous publications including Who Will Write Our History – Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto.

Limited class size; register early! https://uconn.geniussis.com/Registration.aspx

Questions? Contact avinoam.patt@uconn.edu

Jewish Hartford: European Roots programming is a project of UConn Global Affairs, made possible by the generous support of the Konover Coppa Family Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, in honor of the extraordinary life of Simon Konover.


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