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Jacob Perlow Series

Past Events

About the Jacob Perlow Series: A generous grant from the estate of Jacob Perlow—an immigrant to the United States in the 1920s, a successful businessman deeply interested in religion and philosophy and a man who was committed to furthering Jewish education—supports annual lectures and presentations to the College and Capital District community on issues broadly related to Jews and Judaism.

Inaugurated in 1983, past Perlow presenters include:

  • Nimrod Hurvitz
  • Hawthorne String Quartet
  • Edgar Krasa
  • Pinchas Giller
  • Shana Sippy
  • Ted Merwin
  • Marla Segol
  • Harry Brod
  • Pearl Abraham
  • Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
  • Isle of Klezbos
  • Joy Levitt
  • Nisht Geferlach Klezmer Band
  • Henry Feingold
  • A. James Rudlin
  • Wolf Blitzer
  • Alan Mittleman
  • Steven Bayme
  • David Grossman
  • Neil Gilman
  • Francine Klagsbrun
  • Alan Berger
  • The Saratoga Chamber Players
  • Mary Lowenthal Felstiner
  • Lawrence Fine
  • Raymond Scheindlin
  • The Klezmer Conservatory Band
  • Lawrence Langer
  • Meir Zamir
  • "Hated Music" Collaboration
  • Mark Ludwig
  • Anna ORnstein
  • Boaz Huss
  • Chava Weissler
  • Jody Myers
  • Steven M. Wasserstrom
  • Zion Zohan
  • Ibrahim Miari