The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna before the Holocaust
The Yiddish Book Center's online class with Samuel Kassow
Study with a renowned scholar of East European Jewish history in the comfort of your living room!
Register now for the Yiddish Book Center’s online class, The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna before the Holocaust, with Professor Samuel Kassow of Trinity College.
Through three remarkable lectures, readings, and online discussion, students will gain a profound understanding of two key cities in Ashkenazi Jewish history. Professor Kassow’s encyclopedic knowledge of the subject, his fluency in Yiddish language and culture, and his gift for evoking the tam of the Jewish people make this class a unique intellectual and cultural experience, bringing students back to the colorful and contentious streets of pre-War Vilna and Warsaw.
"Professor Kassow is a spellbinding lecturer. He brings interwar Poland to life."
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