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New Library Exhibition: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers

New Library Exhibition: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers

Nov 28, 2022

“The Work of Her Hands: The Art of Lynne Avadenka and the Craft of Jewish Women Printers” will feature rare books printed by Jewish women from the earliest days of Hebrew publishing and new artwork created by American artist/printmaker Lynne Avadenka.

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I’m a Jewish Historian and My Grandparents Ran a Deli. Maybe We’re in the Same Business.

I’m a Jewish Historian and My Grandparents Ran a Deli. Maybe We’re in the Same Business.

Nov 16, 2022

“Like so many other American Jews from the New York area, I have been eagerly awaiting “I’ll Have What She’s Having,” the new exhibit on the American Jewish deli now on view at the New-York Historical Society. After all, the deli was our family business,” writes Chancellor Schwartz in JTA.

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At the Midterm Elections, Antisemitism on the Rise

At the Midterm Elections, Antisemitism on the Rise

Nov 4, 2022

“Sadly, antisemitism is out in the open again in the United States. Its tropes have found fertile ground in public discourse,” writes Chancellor Schwartz in eJP.

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A 21st Century Zionism and the Days of Awe

A 21st Century Zionism and the Days of Awe

Sep 29, 2022

Chancellor Schwartz reflects in “The Times of Israel” on attending the conference marking the 125th anniversary of the first Zionist Congress. She shares her vision for a 21st century Zionism that “will be forged through deep learning, active listening, and engaged dialogue.”

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Between the Lines: We Are Not One

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Fights about the fate of the state of Israel, and the Zionist movement that gave birth to it, have long been a staple of both Jewish and American political culture. Historian Eric Alterman traces this debate from its 19th-century origins to today in his latest book We Are Not One.

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