Short Story, Long Life | Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore

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Short Story, Long Life

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

With Mark Oppenheimer
November 4, 11, 18, 23
Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00pm EST
In Partnership with the Miles Nadal JCC, Downtown Toronto

A course in the timeless short stories of four Jewish authors: Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, and the great Canadian-Latvian-Jewish David Bezmozgis. We'll also consider movies made from some of these stories, like Roth's Goodbye Columbus and Bezmozgis's Natasha.

Mark Oppen­heimer is a religion columnist for The New York Times from 2010-2016, is host of Tablet magazine’s podcast, Unorthodox, the #1 Jewish podcast on iTunes, downloaded 5 million times. The author of four books, including The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia, #1 in Amazon's Jewish Life and Jewish Humor categories, he is now writing a book about the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh (due in 2021). He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Yale and has taught at Stanford, Wesleyan, NYU, and now Yale, where he directs the journalism program. He lives in New Haven, Conn., with his wife and five children.

Part of The Wisdom Studio Series, a space to explore Judaism and Jewish culture as it evolves and develops on the page, on the screen, in the studio.