In recognition of Ione Abfelbaum Strauss' many contributions to the University of Pennsylvania, including her role as a trustee of the University, President Amy Gutmann and Chairman David Cohen have sent the following tribute to trustees past and present.
This blog post is part of a series focused on the research of current fellows. In this edition, Katz Center Director Steven Weitzman sits down with Elazar Ben-Lulu, who is an anthropologist of religion and gender with a particular interest in the intersection of LGBTQ identities and Judaism.
Even as the Nazi state closed in, many bourgeois Jews continued to lead bourgeois lives, leaving records of vacations and family gatherings. Ashkenazi and Miron read these images and words, so apparently anodyne, and yet impossibly so.