From the Land of the Golem: History of Czech Jewry

Date
Event Time
1:00 PM
Cost
$45
Instructor
Blady, Ken
Series
0
Location
AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, 90077 

Event Details

This class will explore origin theories: the Black Plague, and the Jews of Prague; the Maharal and the Golem myth: the Hussites and the Jews; the Expulsion Decree of 1541; outstanding Jewish personalities of the Renaissance Golden Age; Emperor Joseph II's reforms and their impact on Czech Jewry; the Hilsner Blood Libel; Franz Kafka and the Prague Circle; Theresienstadt Concentration Camp; the Slansky Trails; philosemitic traditions among Czech politicians: Thomas Masaryr, Edvard Benes and Alexander Dubcek, Pavlov Havel; Czech Jewry today.

Event Contact
Contact Name
Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
Email
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