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Sunday Morning Adult Ed

Sunday, January 29, 2023 7 Sh'vat 5783

10:15 AM - 11:45 AMvia Zoom only

Please join us for Sunday Morning Adult Education. Professor Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern will join us for this first of two sessions (January 29 and February 5) to give us an update on Ukraine. His topics for thish session will be: Rediscovered Jewish Treasures in Lviv: How to Build a Museum at War.

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2001, Ph.D. Moscow University, 1988) is the Crown Family Professor of Jewish Studies and a Professor of Jewish History in History Department at Northwestern University. For his teaching, Petrovsky-Shtern won a Northwestern University Distinguished Teaching Award. He has been a visiting professor at the universities in Toronto, Paris, Kyiv, Lviv, Warsaw, Krakow, Munich, and Jerusalem. He has been appointed a Fulbright Specialist on Eastern Europe; a Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute; a Visiting Professor at the Free Ukrainian University in Munich; and, an honorary doctor of the National University Kyiv Mohyla academy in Kyiv. He has published more than a hundred articles and six books, including most recently The Golden-Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe that appeared in paperback with Princeton University Press, 2015.

All Hakafa adults are invited to participate in our Sunday Morning Adult Education classes led by both congregational and community scholars who will delve into a variety of topics of special interest and expertise. Feel free to come for one session or for all of them!

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Meeting ID: 871 3067 5137
To Dial-In: 312-626-6799

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Sun, January 29 2023 7 Sh'vat 5783