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Jonathan Boyarin

Cornell University

Jonathan Boyarin is the Diann G. and Thomas Mann Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at Cornell University. He is an ethnographer, cultural theorist and translator. His "permanent" home is the Lower East Side, where he has spent decades both learning and studying. He is currently working on an ethnography of Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem on East Broadway.

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