19 2014

Israel through the Lens of Television: The Seinfeld of the Middle East

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation B'nai jacob 75 Rimmon Rd
Woodbridge, CT

Contact Cindy Gerber

Dr. Shiri Goren, a Senior Lector in Modern Hebrew at Yale, will present the controversial and groundbreaking sitcom “Arab Labor” (Avoda Aravit), aka “The Seinfeld of the Middle East.” Dr. Goren, with her wonderful eye and her sensitive ear (she is also a scholar of Yiddish!), will use video clips from the show and sharp commentary to examine Israeli TV and culture.

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