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Trudy Gold
Representations of Jews in the Films of the ‘80s and '90s

Tuesday 19.03.2024


Trudy Gold explores notable films from the ‘80s and ‘90s including perhaps the greatest Jewish film of all time, “The Chosen,” based on a Chaim Potok story. She also examines other significant films, including “Chariots of Fire,” “New York Stories” and “When Harry Met Sally.”

Trudy Gold

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Trudy Gold was the CEO of the London Jewish Cultural Centre and a founding member of the British delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Throughout her career she taught modern Jewish history at schools, universities, and to adult groups and ran seminars on Holocaust education in the UK, Eastern Europe, and China. She also led Jewish educational tours all over the world. Trudy was the educational director of the student resources “Understanding the Holocaust” and “Holocaust Explained” and the author of The Timechart History of Jewish Civilization.