#8 Professor Jeffrey Shandler - The “black wedding” in Joseph Opatoshu’s short story

#8 Professor Jeffrey Shandler - The “black wedding” in Joseph Opatoshu’s short story

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Professor Jeffrey Shandler dedicates his lecture to Joseph Opatoshu’s short story on the black wedding ceremony.
Opatoshu’s short novels became genuine chronicles of European Jewry and description of Jewish customs associated with death in the wake of epidemics. Professor Shandler takes the Opatoshu’s plague weddings as a benchmark to Jewish reactions to human tragedy caused by cholera epidemics. The lecturer efficiently combines the problem of literary descriptions of beliefs and rituals ... See More

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