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The Center for Studies in Jewish Education and Culture, University of Cincinnati, in partnership with the Friends of Yad Tabenkin-Kibbutz Movement Archives (Ramat Efal, Israel), invites you to a public workshop (via Zoom):
"Hannah Szenes and the Kibbutz Parachutists: Jewish Responses to the Holocaust in Pre-State Israeli Society"
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST
Study materials will be circulated in advance. Register at: https://ucincinnati.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0sceygqzMuEtD9tdxIVbCBGxDZRfTgCd9_
This interactive study session, co-taught by Muki Tsur, Oshrat Morag, and Lou Levine, will center on archival materials (translated into English) drawn from the Yad Tabenkin collections. The workshop will be conducted in English.
Muki Tsur, former secretary general of the United Kibbutz Movement, is an historian of the kibbutz and pre-state Israeli society. His new book Masa soer: hakibbutz, 1932-1954 (A Stormy Journey: The Kibbutz, 1932-1954) explores the social history of the kibbutz in the decades leading up to Jewish statehood and in the early years of the State of Israel. Oshrat Morag is senior rabbi of the Leo Baeck Education Center (Haifa, Israel) and is a graduate of the Mandel Program for Social Leadership. Dr. Lou Levine is former director of collections and exhibitions at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (New York, NY) and former director and assistant commissioner of the New York State Museum (Albany, NY).
Prof. Mark A. Raider, History Department, University of Cincinnati