How the Concept of Shtetl Moved From Small-Town Reality to Mythic Jewish Idyll
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy. Read more and listen to podcast.
Nazis Turned YIVO Headquarters Into Looted Trove Center. Read more of the article by Eddy Portnoy.
The pop icon lovingly known as The Boss is best known for writing about women, sports, cars and factory whistles. Now a Rutgers professor is leading a Byrne Seminar exploring the theological underpinnings of Springsteen’s lyrics, and the song writer’s reinterpretation of biblical stories. Read more.
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College theology course on Bruce Springsteen lyrics
Keeping Yiddish Alive, One Article at a Time
Rutgers grad Jordan Kutzik is the modern culture reporter for legendary newspaper, 'The Forward'
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