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The Art of the Kvetch: Jewish Humor as Secularism
April 27, 2011

This panel investigates the modern tradition of Jewish humor that emerged from the ideological ferment that produced Zionism, Liberal Judaism, Orthodox politics, and a wide variety of secular forms of Judaism.
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2011

A Conversation on Jewish Secularism (Video)
March 12, 2011

A majority of Jews worldwide consider themselves secular. How can literature and history open doors, erase boundaries, and address the needs of secular Jews to discover or recover their Jewish heritage?
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University for a Day: Jewish Secularism
March 12, 2011
The New School hosted a day-long series of mini-courses on Jewish secularism, an exciting new field at the vanguard of Jewish Studies.
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2010

Freud, Secularism, and Jewish History (Video)
October 25, 2010

Panelists discuss Freud's place in Jewish history, his contributions to secularization, and his impact on American culture.
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Scholars at The New School (Video)
April 5, 2010
The Jewish Cultural Studies series presents a public panel on the legacy of secular Jewish scholars at The New School from 1919 until the 1970s.
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2009

Jewish Cultural Pluralism (Video)
November 16, 2009

Can there be cultural pluralism in a state where Jews are the majority? Is there more than one Jewish culture?
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