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Daytimers with Lauren B. Strauss
February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Painting the Town Red: Jewish Visual Artists, Yiddish Culture, and Radical Politics in Interwar New York
Join us as we welcome modern Jewish historian Lauren B. Strauss, Ph.D. for a conversation about the Jewish cultural impact on the dynamic visual arts community in New York City from about 1915 through the beginning of World War II and their politics. You will learn more about secular Jewish and artistic impact on this interesting period in American history.
Dr. Lauren B. Strauss is a professor of modern Jewish history, specializing in American Jewish cultural and political history. She has taught for twenty years at universities in the Washington, D.C. area. She holds a Ph.D. in Modern Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, a Master’s degree in International Relations from Yale University, and a B.A. from Brandeis University. Dr. Strauss teaches courses on American Jewish politics, popular culture, and women’s history, and on Yiddish culture, post-Emancipation Jewish history, and modern Jewish travel. She is a frequent community lecturer and has taught many adult education classes in the D.C. area.
Join us on February 8, and bring your friends and questions with you.
- February 8
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Adult Ed
- Sinai Online
- DC United States
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