Issues in Judaism
HOFSTRA CULTURAL CENTER
THE CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE ON CAMPUS
ISSUES IN JUDAISM LECTURE SERIES
From Ancient Babylon to America:
The History and Culture of Iranian Jews
Speaker: Houman Sarshar
Member, University Seminar Series, Columbia University
Director of Publications, Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History
Editor, The History of Contemporary Iranian Jews, Vols. 2-4, 1997-2000;
Esther’s Children: A Portrait of Iranian Jews, 2002;
Jewish Communities of Iran: Entries on Judeo-Persian Communities
Published by the Encyclopædia Iranica, 2011
Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m.
The Jews of Iran Throughout the Ages
Thursday, November 14, 7 p.m.
The Role of Iranian Jews in the Preservation, Proliferation, and
Development of Persian Music
Location for both Lectures:
Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
Supported in part by the Dorothy and Elmer Kirsch Endowment for the Hofstra Cultural Center.
Tickets: On sale beginning September 17.
$8 (for each lecture)
$7 senior citizen (over 65)
Two free tickets (for each lecture) with current
faculty/staff/student HofstraCard (must present HofstraCard at Box Office)
Sunday, October 27, 7 p.m.
Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi: Hot and Spicy (Hays un Scharf)!
Yale Strom, violin; Elizabeth Schwartz, vocals; David Licht, percussion;
Sprocket, bass; Lou Fanucchi and Peter Stan, accordion; Norbert Stachel, reeds
The Helene Fortunoff Theater
Monroe Lecture Center
California Avenue, South Campus
Tickets: On Sale beginning September 24.
$10 general public
$8 senior citizen (over 65 with ID)
Student under 18 receives one free ticket.
Two free tickets with current faculty/staff/student HofstraCard (must present HofstraCard at Box Office)
Tickets are on sale For tickets for these events, please contact the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box
Office at 516-463-6644, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m.