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

Yair Lorberbaum is a member of the Law Faculty at Bar Ilan University, where he lectures on Philosophy of Law, Jewish Law and Jewish Thought. Prof. Lorbebraum has been a member of the IAS of the Hartman Institute for many years and a guest lecturer at: Yale University, Cardozo Law School, Princeton University, and NYU Law School. He served as…

Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203
Daniel Schwartz, George Washington University, “Ghetto: The History of a Word”

Daniel B. Schwartz (Princeton '97) is an associate professor of history and the director of the Program in Judaic Studies at George Washington University. He is the author of The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image, which was co-winner of the Salo W. Baron Prize for the best first book in Jewish studies and a…

McCormick Hall, Room 106
James Redfield, Saint Louis University/Cornell University, "Dispatches from Whale Island: Babylonian Jewish Hellenization, Revisited"

James Adam Redfield is Assistant Professor of Biblical and Talmudic Literatures at Saint Louis University and a Fellow in Cornell University's Society for the Humanities and Program in Jewish Studies (2018-19). He earned his PhD from Stanford in Religious Studies (2017). His primary research areas are rabbinic literature and the history of…

1879 Hall, Room 140
Kwartler Lecture, Bryan Roby, University of Michigan, “Israel through a Colored Lens: African-American Perspectives on Mizrahi Israelis”

Israel through a colored Lens: African–American Perspectives on Mizrahi Jews


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

“Retelling the Siege of Jerusalem in Early Modern England”


Marx Hall, Room 101
The Art of Bible Translation: A Conversation with Robert Alter

Robert Alter, University of California, Berkeley

McCormack 101