JTS Lunch and Learn: Jewish Humor After the Holocaust

Date: Feb 07, 2017 - Feb 07, 2017

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: Florida

Category: JTS in Your Community

Join JTS Fellow Dr. Avinoam Patt for Laughter through Tears: Jewish Humor After the Holocaust, one of a series of lectures with esteemed scholars, fellows, and alumni at various South Florida congregations. 

Tuesday, February 7, 12:15 p.m. 
B’nai Torah Congregation
6261 SW 18th St., Boca Raton

Avinoam J. Patt is the Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, where he is also director of the Museum of Jewish Civilization. Previously, he worked as the Miles Lerman Applied Research Scholar for Jewish Life and Culture at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). He received his PhD in Modern European History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. 


Dr. Patt will also be speaking at B’nai Aviv Synagogue on 2/6.

Save the date for additional sessions: March 7 with Rabbi Matthew Berkowitz, and April 4 with David Wachtel.