14 2013

How Did Early Modern Jewish Women Accumulate Cultural Capital?

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

UNC CH Hyde Hall
Chapel Hill, NC

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Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hosts: MOSHE ROSMAN, professor at Bar Ilan University, will discuss how, beginning in the 16th century, European women attained higher cultural status by slowly moving from being cultural observers to being cultural actors in terms of synagogue participation, education, ritual behavior and literary habits. Kaplan-Brauer Lecture on the Contribution of Judaism to Civilization