The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age
Where: The 92nd Street Y, New York
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $25
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The Jews have one of the longest continuously recorded histories of any people in the world, but what do we actually know about their origins?
Scholars have come up with scores of explanations and theories and some skeptics have even sought to debunk the very idea that a common origin is shared. Professor Steven Weitzman invites us on an intellectual adventure through genealogical, linguistic and archaeological discoveries, as well as the ongoing challenges we face in discovering how the Jews came to be.Buy tickets/get more info now