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5:00 pm

Speaking Jewish, Writing English

April 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
B-26 Stiteler Hall, 208 S. 37th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Who speaks with a Jewish accent? According to whom? How and why do Jewish American writers inscribe a Jewish accent onto the printed page? This lecture will address the role of accent in Jewish American writing from Yiddish speaking immigrant writers to contemporary authors, from evasion to celebration. Among the authors whose works will be  discussed with

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7:00 pm

First Annual PJLC Bobbi Willig Labor Seder

April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 300 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

First Annual PJLC Bobbi Willig Labor Seder Please Join the Philadelphia Jewish Labor Committee for the First Annual PJLC Bobbi Willig Labor Seder bringing the Jewish and Labor Communities to celebrate a traditional and inclusive Passover Seder around the theme of "Resistance."  As we retell the story of the Jews' exodus from tyranny and oppression in

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