Lectures can run from 20 to 40 minutes. They can include PowerPoint presentations and sung musical examples.

  • From Purim Play to Cabaret: A History of Jewish Theater
  • What’s With All the Yai-Bai’s?: The Hidden Power of Niggunim (with sung examples)
  • Out of the Ashes: Young Jews in Today’s Germany and Poland
  • Jewish Music: What Is It, Who Needs It, and Is Any of It Kosher?
  • Jerusalem vs. Tel Aviv: The Many Faces of Israel, in Story and Song
  • Mockery and Mazel: European-Jewish Cabaret 1900-1939
  • Coming Home: Learning to Love the Israel of Our Hearts and Not Only Our Heads
  • When Yiddish Was Cool: The World of Warsaw, 1922-1939