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Italian Jewish History: A Virtual Tour with David Shyovitz

May 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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Jewish settlement in Italy dates back more than 2000 years, and today visitors to Italy can still see some of the magnificent buildings, monuments, and other relics that encapsulate the rich and diverse Italian Jewish experience. This class will offer a virtual tour of Rome and Venice as seen from the vantage point of Jewish history. Even if flights to Europe are grounded, you can experience the sights and sounds of Italian Jewish history from the comfort of home.

Member fee $25, or included in Friday morning package; non-member fee $35

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Ph: 312-626-6799 – Meeting ID: 832 6587 1599 l Passcode: 1224

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DAVID SHYOVITZ (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania) is Associate Professor of History at Northwestern University, and Director of NU’s Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies. He is the author of A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (2017), and has lectured widely throughout the United States, Israel, and Europe.


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