Spotlight: The Lives of Leading Figures in Jewish Galicia

The new series on the history of Galicia and Galicianer Jews is now online. Over dozen mini-lectures, prof. Joshua Shanes (College of Charleston, USA) is going to survey some of the leading lights of this wonderful province on the eastern edge of the Austrian Empire and try to get a sense of how modern Jewish history is in many ways represented by the area. Over the course of these lectures, you will learn about famous Galician writers and artists, entrepreneurs, politicians and intellectuals who defined the modern Jewish experience in Eastern Europe and beyond:

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