Global Judaism in Focus: Central Asia's Bukharan Jews

5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Contact Name:
Sarah Leventer
Join cultural anthropologist Alanna E. Cooper, who will discuss her new book, Bukharan Jews and the Dynamic of Global Judaism. Dr. Cooper, who received her doctorate from BU's Anthropology department, will share stories from her work among Bukharan Jews in Central Asia, Israel and New York. She offers an intimate portrayal of Jewish experience, alongside a wide-angle lens on the maintenance of Jewish identity across the far reaches of the globe. Reception to Follow