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“Smiling through Tears: Jewish Humor in Antiquity”

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm


Former UC Berkeley professor Erich Gruen presents texts and biblical writings composed by Jews dwelling under the imperial rule of Persians, Greeks and Romans to illustrate how the humor in those texts reflects the experiences/attitudes of a subordinate people. Also April 30, May 7, 21. Presented by New Lehrhaus.

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