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Cool Jewish Events: Being Indian, Being Israeli

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Place: Butler Board Room, Center for Israel Studies, American University, Washington, DC
Mrs. Sally Oren, wife of Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren and an immigrant herself, will discuss with Dr. Maina Singh themes of Zionist immigrant experience raised in Dr. Singh’s new book, Being Indian, Being Israeli: Migration, Ethnicity and Gender in the Jewish Homeland, based on ethnographic research and over 150 interviews among Indian Jewish communities in Israel.

Dr. Singh is Clendenen Scholar-in-residence at American University.

A dessert reception will follow, with books available for purchase

P.S. Can someone keep me posted for when the book goes on sale?

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