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Sunday, February 17 • 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Eli Valley's Temple of Self-Hatred

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In an interactive slide show smorgasbord, the Jewish Daily Forward's Artist in Residence will lead an evening of neurotic superheroes, xenophobic Jedi, paranoid turtles, memories and mayhem. Eli will recount the influences and inspiration for his satirical fantasies, interweaving personal history, American culture and contemporary Jewish life in an exploration of the limits of communal self-criticism and the meaning of Jewish pride. Probably not appropriate for children. Alcohol recommended.

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Eli Valley

Eli Valley, Artist in Residence at The Jewish Daily Forward, is a writer and artist whose work has been published in New York Magazine, The Daily Beast, Gawker, Saveur, Ha’aretz and elsewhere. His art has been labeled “ferociously repugnant” by Commentary and “hilarious” by The Comics Journal. A 2012-2013 LABA Fellow, Eli is the author of The Great Jewish Cities of Central and Eastern Europe and is currently... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 9:00pm - 10:15pm
Cooper 15th floor conference center