Jewish Identity and the Arts: Our Work and Our Heritage


Jewish Faculty and Staff Mini-Conference


November 16, 1997


Hillel House, 388 North Pleasant Street, Amherst




9:15 Shmooze in the front lounge

9:30 Welcome by co-chairs Richard Ellis and Marilyn Kushick

Opening remarks by Jules Chametzky

10:00 Presentations by:

Jyl Lynn Felman (writer)

Abraham Ravett (film maker)

Paulina Stark (soprano) and Robert Stern (composer/pianist)

Moderator: James Young


12:00 Lunch

1:15 Round table discussion with:

Marjorie Cohen (visual artist)

Jerome Liebling (photographer)

Jay Neugeboren (writer)

Moderator: Jules Chametzky


2:453:00 Summary and next steps, discussion led by James Young





This mini-conference has been made possible by a

Jacob Burns Endowment Grant for Faculty Programs (National Hillel).