Dr. Glenn Dynner will present on “Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland.”

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Wednesday, March 10, at 7 pm. (Zoom-Webinar Platform)

The 2021 Colonie Jewish Community Association Annual Lecture, hosted by the History Department and the Judaic Studies Program

Dr. Glenn Dynner will present on “Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland.” 

Glenn Dynner is Professor and Chair of the Religion Department at Sarah Lawrence College. His work explores the religious and social history of Polish Jewry. He is author of “Men of Silk”: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society (Oxford, 2006), which was awarded the Koret Publication Prize; and Yankel’s Tavern: Jews, Liquor & Life in the Kingdom of Poland (Oxford, 2014). He is a Guggenheim fellow, a Fulbright scholar, a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies, and co-editor of the journal Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies. 

The lecture is sponsored through the support of UAlbany’s Judaic Studies Program and the Department of History, the University at Albany Foundation and College of Arts and Sciences, and the Colonie Jewish Community Association.

Please RSVP to Erika Dockey to receive the Zoom link for this lecture