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Modern Jewish Literature Class

Upcoming Sessions

1. Sunday, October 15, 2023 30 Tishrei 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

2. Sunday, November 12, 2023 28 Cheshvan 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

3. Sunday, December 10, 2023 27 Kislev 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

4. Sunday, January 14, 2024 4 Sh'vat 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

5. Sunday, February 18, 2024 9 Adar I 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

6. Sunday, March 17, 2024 7 Adar II 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBeit Kehillah and Livestream

7. Sunday, April 14, 2024 6 Nisan 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Beit Kehillah and Livestream

8. Sunday, May 12, 2024 4 Iyar 5784

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Beit Kehillah and Livestream

Taught by Ariel Horowitz*

Back by popular demand, Stanford PhD student Ariel Horowitz will teach on a selection of novels and short stories by Israeli and American Jewish writers. Scroll down for meeting dates as well as a syllabus.

  • October 15: Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus
  • November 12: Yaakov Shabtai, "Uncle Peretz Takes off", "Adoshem", in: Uncle Peretz Takes off
  • December 10: Nicole Krauss, The History of Love
  • January 14: Aharon Megged, Foiglman
  • February 18: Cynthia Ozick, The Shawl
  • March 17: Ronit Matalon, The Sound of Our Steps
  • April 14: Haim Be'er, The Pure Element of Time
  • May 12: Maya Arad, The Hebrew Teacher, conversation with Maya Arad

Class fee: $120 for the series. Please register by Thursday, October 12 using the form below. Questions? Contact Rabbi Sarah Weissman.

Questions? Contact Rabbi Sarah Weissman.

*Ariel Horowitz is a PhD student in comparative literature at Stanford University. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Ariel holds a BA in philosophy and comparative literature, and an MA in comparative literature, both from the Hebrew University. His MA thesis focused on the writings of Yaakov Shabtai and Gershom Scholem, and his current work deals with twentieth-century Jewish literature and thought, with relation to history and memory. Ariel is also a writer: his debut novel, Our Finest, was published in Hebrew in 2021, and won critical acclaim. He lives in Stanford with his family.

 

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