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Ruth Behar Live from Fisher Family Hall

Ruth Behar Live from Fisher Family Hall

Cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar’s warm and engaging style blends personal stories of her family with research to tell the fascinating story of the settlement of Jews of Cuba from the early twentieth century, mainly during the interwar period, through the revolution, when most Jews left the Island for the United States. Over many years, Behar […]

Three Rabbis Walk Into a Room Live from Fisher Family Hall

Three Rabbis Walk Into a Room Live from Fisher Family Hall

With Rabbis Micah Hyman, Katie Mizrahi, Ryan Bauer Jews are called the “chosen people” so often that it forms a significant theme of scripture, an organizing principle in theology, and a controversy where Jews’ have told their neighbors. Either a compliment or an insult. Either an exemption or an obligation. The three rabbis on our […]

Louise Erdrich Live from Fisher Family Hall

Louise Erdrich Live from Fisher Family Hall

With Michelle Richmond Author Louise Erdrich is overdue for a major literary prize.  She’s been shortlisted for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.  And she may indeed get one with The Round House, her 14th novel, which a friend of mine called a contemporary To Kill a Mockingbird. For a book that asks […]

Roya Hakakian Live from Fisher Family Hall

Roya Hakakian Live from Fisher Family Hall

Following on the heals of Bibi’s and Ahmadinejad’s addresses to the UN this week, and Salman Rushdie’s program here last week, Roya Hakakian’s timely talk last night focused on the assassination of four leading Iranian opposition members in exile who were gunned down at the Mykonos restaurant in Berlin in 1992.  These men were not […]