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Jonathan Weisman (NY Times): Antisemitism and the Jewish experience in the South

Monday, October 29, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jonathan Weisman

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hosts and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies co-sponsors Jonathan Weisman (NY Times)who will give the Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lectureship on the Jewish Experience in the American South: "Antisemitism and the Jewish experience in the South."

Jonathan Weisman is a Deputy Washington Editor and Congress Editor at The New York Times. He covered Congress, politics and economics for The Times. His journalism career has taken him from The Oakland Tribune to The Baltimore Sun, USA Today, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal before he found himself at The Times.

His 2014 novel, No. 4 Imperial Lane, was a Chautauqua Prize finalist, Amazon Best Book of the Month and Great Group Reads Pick at the Women's National Book Association. His new book, (((Semitism))) is a rumination on the rise of anti-Semitism, racism and hate in the era of Trump, and what should be done to confront it.

The lecture will be followed by a book signing and reception.

This event is hosted by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, and cosponsored by the Duke Center for Jewish Studies. THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE UNC FRIDAY CENTER:!m/127245 This event is free and open to the public.