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A Pound of Flesh: Jews and the Renaissance
Start Date: 10/25/2012Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 10/25/2012End Time: 5:00 PM
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A Pound of Flesh:  Jews and the Renaissance

Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 3pm


Reservations:  (646) 312-5073 or


Baruch Performing Arts Center, the Baruch Jewish Studies Center and the Joel Segall Great Works Reading Series is proud to present an onstage dialogue and special film screening on Jews and the Renaissance as it relates to “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare.


The special panel of speakers includes actor F. Murray Abraham, theater director Daniel Sullivan, and author and educator James Shapiro. The event is moderated by Baruch College’s  Professor Paula Berggren, who is also coordinator of the Great Works curriculum at Baruch College.


For bios on the participants, please click here:


For reservations, please call the box office at (646) 312-5073 or email  This event is free admission.

 A preview of F. Murray Abraham playing Shylock in The Merchant of Venice at the Cutler Majestic Theater in 2011, a critically-acclaimed performance.

Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 646-312-5073
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