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The Genius of Jewish Story-Telling
Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
A Literary Journey from the Bible to Modern Israel
Sizzling Summer Classes
Thursdays, July 16 – August 6, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
4 weekly sessions with Professor Nehama Aschkenasy, Ph.D.
Is there a distinct “Jewish” narrative? This class will consist of close reading of representative tales from the Bible, stories by S.A. Agnon, the only Hebrew Nobel Prize winner, and works by three of the most distinguished contemporary Israeli writers Amos Oz, Aharon Appelfeld, and David Grossman, and others. Dr. Aschkenasy is a Professor of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Connecticut and the Director, Center for Judaic and Middle Eastern Studies in University of Connecticut, Stamford.
Co sponsored with the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture
Nonmember Fee: $80
JCC and Beth Israel Member Fee: $65
For More Info: Ilene Tatro, 858.362.1154