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Listen and Learn: Shaul Kelner, “The Soviet Jewry Movement”

University of Michigan, Judaic Studies 2015-16 Frankel Institute Secularization/Sacralization Fellow, Shaul Kelner Project Title: Strategic Sacralization in American Jewish Politics: The Contradictions of Cultural Mobilization in the American Soviet Jewry Movement Click here to listen to the Frankly Judaic podcast.

Posted on June 12, 2017 in featured, Learn, ,

Watch and Learn: Shaul Kelner, “The Timeless and the Timely”

Shaul Kelner gives his presentation, titled “The Timeless and the Timely: Sacralizing Political Activism in the Campaign for Soviet Jewry” on February 25, 2016 at the University of Michigan. The talk was sponsored by the Frankel Institute for Judaic Studies … Read more

Posted on June 12, 2017 in featured, Learn, ,

2/17/2016 Shaul Kelner in West Bloomfield, Michigan

Prof. Shaul Kelner will speak on “Freedom Seders and Matzohs of Hope: Ritual and Politics in the American Movement for Soviet Jews,” at 7:00 PM on February 17, 2016, at the JCC of Metro Detroit. The talk is part of … Read more

Posted on December 1, 2015 in On the Road, ,

Shaul Kelner receives NEH support for research on Soviet Jewry movement

Prof. Shaul Kelner was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for summer research to study cultural dimensions of the Cold War-era American movement for Soviet Jews.

Posted on April 21, 2015 in News, ,

The Jewish Diaspora (JS2450)

Catalog Description: Changing Jewish communities, especially outside the United States and Israel, in macro-historical context. Post-communist European Jewish identity. New global diasporas and their relationship to the largest Jewish communities in Israel and the United States From the Syllabus: Of … Read more

Posted on January 9, 2015 in Courses, Spring 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Social Movements in Modern Jewish Life (JS2560)

Catalog Description: How social movements shape contemporary American Jewish culture and politics. Explores movements internal to Judaism and those bringing religion into the public sphere. From the Syllabus: Social movements change worlds. They mobilize and empower people to shape policy … Read more

Posted on January 8, 2015 in Courses, Fall 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Watch and Learn: Shaul Kelner 3/6/14 on the Soviet Jewry Movement

Watch Shaul Kelner’s lecture on “Soviet Jewry Activists & Civic Engagement” at the National Museum of American Jewish History, March 6, 2014, in Philadelphia. Delivered for the Murray Friedman Memorial Lecture, a symposium sponsored by Temple University’s Feinstein Center for American … Read more

Posted on March 6, 2014 in Learn, On the Road, ,