Glenn Dynner teaches Judaic Studies at Sarah Lawrence College and is author of Men of Silk: the Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society (2006). This year he is a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University as well as the latest recipient of the YIVO Workmen’s Circle/Dr. Emanuel Patt Visiting Professorship. Currently, he is writing a monograph on the subject of Jews in the Polish liquor trade. He is also editor of a forthcoming book on Jewish and Christian Mysticism in Eastern Europe. Dynner holds a B.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, and an M.A. from McGill University.
Glenn Dynner will present a lecture entitled: The Garment of Torah: Clothing Decrees and the Warsaw career of the first Gerer Rebbe.