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Jewish history scholar reflects on contemporary anti-Semitism, March 4

Steven Zipperstein, a scholar of European Jewish history of the 19th and 20th centuries, will give a lecture titled "Past Revisited? Historical Reflections on Contemporary Anti-Semitism" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Betts Auditorium, Architecture Building.

Zipperstein is the Daniel E. Koshland Professor of Jewish Culture and History and co-director of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University. He was the 2002 J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Senior Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

His books include "Imagining Russian Jewry: Memory, History, Identity" and "Elusive Prophet: Ahad Ha'am and the Origins of Zionism," which won the National Jewish Book Award in 1994.

The event is sponsored by the Program in Jewish Studies , the Ronald O. Perelman Institute and the Eberhard L. Faber Class of 1915 Memorial Lecture.

Contact: Karin Dienst (609) 258-3601

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