"Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland" - 3/10 at 7PM via ZOOM Lecture #announcements

Nolan Altman

Hi all - I’m sending this announcement on behalf of Dr. Francesconi, the Director of the Judaic Studies program at the University at Albany.  Thanks.


Nolan Altman



 Dear Friends,


It is with great pleasure that I write to invite you to the 2021 Colonie Jewish Community Association Annual Lecture, on Wednesday, March 10, at 7 pm. on the online UAlbany Webinar platform. Our speaker, 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. He is on the editorial boards of East European Jewish Affairs, Journal of Jewish Identities, and POLIN: A Journal of Polish Jewish Studies.


I hope you are able to accept this invitation and I look forward to seeing you.


Contacts: 518-442-5300 and cjs@...


The lecture is sponsored through the generosity and 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.




Federica Francesconi



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