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Sunday, February 16 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Are Holocaust Jokes Funny?

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This session will re-consider Hannah Arendt's (in)famous book 'Eichmann in Jerusalem.' It will focus primarily on passages that highlight Arendt's use of irony and comedy. We will use the passages as a departure point for a broader discussion of how to relate to a Jewish past full of persecution.

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Judah Isseroff

Judah is a PhD candidate in Religion, Ethics, and Politics at Princeton University. He is writing a dissertation on Jewish theological themes in the writings of Hannah Arendt.

Sunday February 16, 2020 9:00pm - 10:00pm EST