From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 6:15pm to 8:30pm

Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Irmas Campus 11661 W. Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90064

A Discussion Moderated by: Michael Renov - Professor, USC Cinema Studies 

6:15 p.m. Dessert Reception
7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion

Featured Panelists: 

  • Vince Brook - Lecturer, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
  • Shaina Hammerman - Lecturer on Jewish film, literature, religion, and cultural history 
  • David Isaacs - TV and Screen Writer and Producer Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Comedy Series (Cheers) 
  • Ross Melnick - Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara 
  • Josh Moss - Visiting Assistant Professor, Film & Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Hosted by the USC Casden Institute and Wilshire Boulevard Temple with additional funding by The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


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Casden Institute
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