Joynes Events: Stuart Schoffman, "The Fate of Liberal Zionism: A View from the Jerusalem Street"
Wed, October 6, 2010 • 7:00 PM • Joynes Room, Carothers (CRD) 007, 2501 Whitis Ave. Enter through the east doors of the honors quad
Joynes Event: Stuart Schoffman, Former Anti-Defamation League Fellow in Jerusalem
Stuart Schoffman has lived in Jerusalem since 1988, and writes and lectures widely on Israeli and Jewish affairs. He is a fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and editor of Havruta: A Journal of Jewish Conversation. He served as a columnist and book critic at the Jerusalem Report from the magazine’s inception in 1990 until 2007, and writes regularly for several major Jewish newspapers in the United States. His translations from Hebrew include books by the Israeli authors David Grossman, A.B. Yehoshua, and Meir Shalev. Before moving to Israel, Stuart wrote for Time magazine, worked as a Hollywood screenwriter, and taught history at UT and film at USC.
He has taught American history at the University of Texas and film at the University of Southern California and Tel Aviv University. A native of Brooklyn, Stuart is a graduate of Harvard and Yale.
Brought to by the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Plan II Honors and the Mary Lu Joynes Endowment.