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Jewish Detective Stories

Dates: Oct 26 | Nov 2 | Nov 9 | Nov 16 | Nov 30
Time: Thursdays, 6:30–7:45 PM ET
Cost: $200

We can trace the modern mystery story all the way back to the Book of Genesis. This seminar will introduce readers to some of the key characteristics of detective fiction through narratives that feature Jewish detectives. Not only will we ask intriguing and illuminating questions such as “How is the Jewish mystery different from all other mysteries?,” but we will also examine thematic conflicts about Judaism and Jewishness that are teased out through stories of crime and investigation.

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