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Facing the Other: Moral Dilemmas in Israeli Literature
March 1, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FACING THE OTHER WITH DR. BARBARA MANN
Part of Our Series “The ‘Other’ in Jewish Text and Tradition”
March 1, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
This session is generously sponsored by Dr. Carmen Arick in loving memory of Joyce Arick;
Marian Rothenberg, in memory of her husband Frank Rothenberg (z”l) who admired JTS from his teenage years and onward.
Lyric poetry, with its unique voice and vivid imagery, offers a brief but intense opportunity to enter into the intimate space of another. Through texts by canonical Israeli authors (Dan Pagis, Yehuda Amichai, and Dalia Ravikovitch), we will trace a series of poetic encounters between Self and Other: survivor and perpetrator; mother and child; victim and hero; Jew and Palestinian.
Dr. Barbara Mann is Chana Kekst Professor of Jewish Literature.
If you have previously registered for another session in this series, your registration admits you to all sessions in the series, and you may attend as many as you’d like.
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