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Sunday, March 19 • 11:00 - 11:45
From Poland to Polo: The Assimilation of Hollywood's Immigrant Jews

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This presentation will focus on the idea of Jewish identity and how based on political, economic and social situations spanning from the late 1800's to 1950's the Jewish European immigrants, in most cases, lost their "Jewishness" and their Jewish identity. A brief look at modern Hollywood will be discussed as well.

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Michelle Kahn

Michelle Devorah Kahn is an award winning filmmaker and writer living in Toronto. She currently works in Marketing and Communications and as a featured writer for New York's FYI Magazine. She has completed 6 films that have been screened in festivals all over the world .


Sunday March 19, 2017 11:00 - 11:45
L2 27th Floor

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