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Exploring Historical and Contemporary Jewish Paris: An illustrated lecture by Gary Lee Kraut

Feb 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$15.00

 Gary Lee Kraut to Speak At Adath Israel Congregation

Lawrenceville, NJ—The Adath Israel MOSAIC Cultural Series presents Gary Lee Kraut, an award winning Paris-based travel writer who will speak on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:00AM. Gary Kraut has been inspiring and informing travelers to France for three decades. Originally from the Trenton area, he is an award-winning Paris-based travel writer, the editor of the web magazine France Revisited, and a lecturer on both sides of the Atlantic.

Gary will deliver a most interesting lecture on historical and contemporary Jewish Paris. France has the world’s third largest Jewish population with more than half of its Jewish population residing in Paris and the surrounding area. Gary will cover such topics as: medieval Jewry, medieval expulsions, the liberating laws of the French Revolution, major synagogues, the appeal of France to European Jews throughout the 19th and into the 20th centuries, the Dreyfus Affair, Jewish artists of the 1920s, the Holocaust, Sephardic immigration of the 1950s and 60s, the presence today of Europe’s largest Yiddish library, major Jewish figures of the past 50 years, and contemporary communities.

Adath Israel is located at 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville. NJ 08648. Tickets are $15. Make a reservation for the event by mailing payment to Adath Israel Congregation or call Adath Israel (609) 896 4977.  For more information check www.adathisraelnj.org and go to MOSAIC.

 Gary Lee Kraut to Speak At Adath Israel Congregation

Lawrenceville, NJ—The Adath Israel MOSAIC Cultural Series presents Gary Lee Kraut, an award winning Paris-based travel writer who will speak on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:00AM. Gary Kraut has been inspiring and informing travelers to France for three decades. Originally from the Trenton area, he is an award-winning Paris-based travel writer, the editor of the web magazine France Revisited, and a lecturer on both sides of the Atlantic.

Gary will deliver a most interesting lecture on historical and contemporary Jewish Paris. France has the world’s third largest Jewish population with more than half of its Jewish population residing in Paris and the surrounding area. Gary will cover such topics as: medieval Jewry, medieval expulsions, the liberating laws of the French Revolution, major synagogues, the appeal of France to European Jews throughout the 19th and into the 20th centuries, the Dreyfus Affair, Jewish artists of the 1920s, the Holocaust, Sephardic immigration of the 1950s and 60s, the presence today of Europe’s largest Yiddish library, major Jewish figures of the past 50 years, and contemporary communities.

Adath Israel is located at 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville. NJ 08648. Tickets are $15. Make a reservation for the event by mailing payment to Adath Israel Congregation or call Adath Israel (609) 896 4977.  For more information check www.adathisraelnj.org and go to MOSAIC.

Adath Israel is located at 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville. NJ 08648. Tickets are $15. Make a reservation for the event by mailing payment to Adath Israel Congregation or call Adath Israel (609) 896 4977. For more information check www.adathisraelnj.org and go to MOSAIC

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Details

Date:
Feb 2, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
$15.00
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Venue

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States
Phone:
6098964977
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