Tue, Jan 31|
Whoa. Where Did This Come From? The Antisemitism of 2022 and Its Origins
In person and vitural. https://clas.ufl.edu/event/whoa-where-did-this-come-from-the-antisemitism-of-2022-and-its-origins/
Time & Location
Jan 31, 5:00 PM – Feb 01, 6:30 PM
Gainesville, 296 Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
About the Event
Mark Oppenheimer has been covering American religion for 25 years. He holds a PhD in religious studies from Yale. He has taught at Stanford, Wesleyan, Wellesley, NYU, Boston College, and Yale, where he recently retired after 15 years as the founding director of the Yale Journalism Initiative. From 2010-2016, he wrote the Beliefs column, about religion, for The New York Times, and he has also written for publications including The New Yorker, The Nation, GQ, Slate, and many more. He created and hosts Unorthodox, the world’s most popular podcast about Jewish life and culture, with over 6 million downloads to date. More recently, he hosted an eight-part podcast called Gatecrashers about the history of Jews and antisemitism at Ivy League schools. He is the author of five books, including The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia and, most recently, Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, four daughters, one son, and two dogs.