Feel the History at Your Feet: Historic Synagogues as Heritage Attractions

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:15 pm
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Rachel Gross is the visiting assistant professor of Judaic studies in the religion and culture department at Virginia Tech. She is also coordinator of the Malcolm and Diane Rosenberg Program in Judaic studies. Gross is a scholar of religious studies whose work focuses on the lives, spaces and objects of 20th-century and contemporary American Jews. She is working on a manuscript, Objects of Affection: The Material Religion of American Jewish Nostalgia. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 415
Jewish Studies Department
Jewish Studies Department
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Gross is a candidate for the John and Marcia Goldman Chair in American Jewish Studies at SF State.

This event is part of the Academica Judaica Lecture Series.


Rachel Gross