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The Litvaks on the Stage of Jewish (and World) History by Dovid Katz

July 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm SAST

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This talk survey of Jewish history jumping rapidly from Biblical times to the advent of Ashkenaz, more slowly to the rise of Líte (Lita), and in greater detail on Jewish Lithuania itself, from the fourteenth century to 1941.

Dovid Katz, a Vilnius-based Yiddish and Holocaust scholar, has taught at Oxford, Yale and Vilnius universities. He edits the web journal Defending History and is at work on  a new Yiddish Cultural Dictionary.

This event forms part of the Mervyn Smith Memorial Lecture Series

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July 28, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm SAST


Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
021 462 5553
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