Meet the Prof. Luncheon: Lee Shai Weissbach
Jan 14, 2010
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
|Where||University Club and Alumni Center|
|Contact Name||Janna Tajibaeva|
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"Synagogue Building and the patterns of American Jewish Life" by Dr. Lee Shai Weissbach, History Department
Synagogues have always been the most visible symbols of Jewish life in the United States, and the buildings that various Jewish communities have erected and occupied can reveal a great deal about the nature of Jewish life in America. Synagogue buildings can provide information not only about the history and the behavior of American Jews, but also about their beliefs and their collective mentality.
This illustrated lecture will examine synagogue buildings in the United States over the two centuries and consider how these buildings can be “read” as sources of information about the American Jewish experience. Those who hear this talk will be introduced to a whole new way of looking at houses of worship.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 ** NEW DATE**
12 noon,University Club
Admission cost: $14 per person (check or cash only) includes lunch
About the A&S "Meet the Professor" Series
This event is part of the "Meet the Professor" luncheon and lecture series, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences. Typically held on the first Thursday of the month at the University Club and Alumni Center on UofL's Belknap campus, each luncheon-lecture session is open to the public but reservations are required at least three (3) days prior to the event. Admission costs $14 per person (check or cash only) and includes lunch. Please notify us of any special dietary needs.
For reservations and more information, please contact Janna Tajibaeva at 852-2247 or email@example.com