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Legends of the AlefBet:The Origins of the Alphabet by Prof. Miriam Hoffman

At Columbia University, Professor Miriam Hoffman spent decades researching the folklore and legends of the ancient Hebrew alphabet. Utilizing the original 1919 artistic serigraphs of master artist Ben-Tsiyon Zuckerman as well as the colorful Alefbet of master artist Michoel Muchnik, presenter Avi Hoffman will also examine each letter through its history and the literary and artistic depictions that surround it. To view this free event LIVE and via replay, please go to the following links: Funding for this program is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Program Grat in partnership with Yiddishkayt Initiative, Inc.

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Date/time: August 30 @ 3:00 pm

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Alessandra Lasanta
(888) 945-6835

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