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Sunday, November 8 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Was Shakespeare's Shylock really an Italian Jew?

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Who was Shakespeare's Shylock? What image of a Jew is in the mind of this ingenious playwright and why particularly did he write the play in 1596? What did Shakespeare really know about Jews in Venice in the 16th century? These questions will form the basis of our exploration.

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Katherine Aron-Beller

Dr. Katherine Aron-Beller grew up in London and attended Manchester University where she obtained her first and second degrees in History. After moving to Israel in 1993, she completed a Ph.D. at Haifa University in Jewish History in 2002. Her area of academic specialization is trials... Read More →


Sunday November 8, 2020 10:00am - 10:50am PST
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