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Monday, June 8 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Jews of Melbourne: views from abroad

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Rivke Margolis and David Slucki have recently moved to Melbourne from North America. Rivke arrived from Canada and David returned after nearly seven years in the United States. Together, they are embarking on a major project investigating the history of Melbourne’s Jewish life and culture. Please join them as they discuss their initial impressions of Melbourne Jewish life in 2020, and their vision for a project documenting its unique and vibrant cultural scene.

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David Slucki

David Slucki is an author and historian based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the Loti Smorgon Associate Professor in Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture in the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University From 2013-2019, he was an assistant professor in Jewish Studies... Read More →
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Rebecca Margolis

Professor Rebecca Margolis is Director and Pratt Foundation Chair of Jewish Civilisation at Monash University. Her research deals with migrant Jewish culture, notably the ways in which Yiddish language and culture has evolved over the last century. She is currently working on a project... Read More →

Monday June 8, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST