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A New View of the Purim Story with Marc Michael Epstein

Hosted By: Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program ("CSP")

Join Orange County Community Scholar Program on Purim eve when CSP returning scholar Prof. Marc Michael Epstein will share excerpts from a documentary that is being made about a special Purim project he is working on, as well as, perhaps, some reading from the Megillah in the musical modes of different Jewish communities.

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Marc Michael Epstein

Marc Michael Epstein is the product of a mixed marriage between the scions of Slonimer and Lubavitcher Hassidim and Romanian socialists, and grew up, rather confused, but happy, in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently Professor of Religion at Vassar College, where he has been teaching since 1992, and was the first Director of Jewish Studies. At Vassar, he teaches courses on medieval Christianity, religion, arts and politics, and Jewish texts and sources. He is a graduate of Oberlin College, received the PhD at Yale University, and did much of his graduate research at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has written numerous articles and three books on various topics in visual and material culture produced by, for, and about Jews.
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Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program ("CSP")

The Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program (“CSP”) is a program offering adult Jewish education and family Jewish celebrations.
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