Yair Lorberbaum, Bar Ilan University, “Halakhic Religiosity of Transcendence, Halakhic Religiosity of Servitude, and other Rejections of Reasons of the Commandments”

Daniel Schwartz, George Washington University, “Ghetto: The History of a Word”

Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: McCormick Hall, Room 106

James Redfield, Saint Louis University/Cornell University, "Dispatches from Whale Island: Babylonian Jewish Hellenization, Revisited"

Biderman Lecture, James Loeffler, University of Virginia, "Double Amnesia: Zionism and Human Rights in Historical Perspective"

Tzahi Weiss, Open University of Israel, "Rethinking Kabbalah: Kabbalistic literature, Jewish myth and the myths about the emergence of Kabbalah"

Gideon Bohak, Tel Aviv University, “The Cairo Genizah and the Reconstruction of Late-Antique Judaism”

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203

Kwartler Lecture, Bryan Roby, University of Michigan, “Israel through a Colored Lens: African-American Perspectives on Mizrahi Israelis”

Vanita Neelakanta, Rider University and Nigel Smith, Princeton University, “Retelling the Siege of Jerusalem in Early Modern England”

The Art of Bible Translation: A Conversation with Robert Alter

Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: McCormack 101

Carolyn L. Drucker Memorial Lecture, Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, University of Oxford: Jews, Herrings & a Hebrew Loan document from Pre-Expulsion England

Conference: Legendary Characters: Attribution and Personhood in Ancient Judaism

Mon, Apr 29, 2019, 9:00 am
Location: Louis A. Simpson Building, Room B60B

Conference: Legendary Characters: Attribution and Personhood in Ancient Judaism

Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 1:00 pm
Location: Jones Hall 202

Rose and Isaac Ebel Lecture, Leora Bilsky, Tel Aviv University: Genocide and Jewish Cultural Restitution

Lecture: Daniel Stoekl, Artificial Intelligence, Citizen Science and Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts

Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 12:00 pm
Location: Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203

Lecture: Sarah Stein, Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey through the Twentieth Century