Jews in Media / Jews and Media With Dr. Philip Keisman
Oct. 4–Dec. 13, Wednesdays, 10:00–11:15 am
Taught by Dr. Philip Keisman
Wednesdays, 10:00–11:15 am
October 4 - December 13 (no class November 22)
Central Synagogue Community House, Room 903
How did "the people of the book" become synonymous with newspapers and movies? In this captivating ten-week journey with Dr. Philip Keisman, delve into the Jewish media saga—history, representation, and portrayal. Across continents and eras, from Eastern Europe to North Africa to America, we'll ponder modernity's clash with tradition in emerging media, interrogate what political questions become "global Jewish issues," and analyze the origins and proliferation of antisemitic stereotypes linked to Jews and media. Expect lively discussions that will leave you with more questions than answers!