Laura Yares

Through the Eyes of a Child: What the Jewish Sunday School Movement Can Teach Us About American Jewish History

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Tuesday, October 29, 2025 at 7pm

Taft Center, 1 Edwards, UC Uptown Campus

Laura Yares is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Michigan State University. She is the author of Jewish Sunday Schools: Teaching Religion in Nineteenth Century America, which was a finalist for a National Jewish book award in 2023. Her second book, a contemporary ethnographic study of Jewish learning in cultural arts contexts, will be published with NYU Press in 2025.