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OCT 9, 2015: 11:00 AM
Book Presentation, introduced by Professor Jack Jacobs (Political Science). Sasha Abramsky's THE HOUSE OF TWENTY THOUSAND BOOKS is a wondrous journey through our times, from the vanished worlds of Eastern European Jewry to the cacophonous politics of modernity. Read more
OCT 14, 2015: 6:15 PM
Presented by: Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC Read more
OCT 16, 2015: 11:00 AM
The Center for Jewish Studies presents Abby Kornfeld (Assistant Professor of Art History, CCNY) on "'Go Forth and Learn': Visual Exegesis in the Medieval Haggadah" Read more
OCT 27, 2015: 5:30 PM
Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Brooklyn, this lecture analyzes Ultra-Orthodox responses to "Double Lifers." This is the term for Ultra-Orthodox Jews who experience a crisis of faith (emunah), but choose to remain in their communities, rather than leave. Read more
OCT 30, 2015: 4:00 PM
Jewish Scholars in Twentieth Century Intellectual Life: Erich Auerbach/Isaiah Berlin/Walter Benjamin. A Panel Discussion featuring Martin Jay, UC-Berkeley, Jane O. Newman, UC-Irvine with a response by Richard Wolin, Graduate Center Read more
NOV 11, 2015: 6:00 PM
Sara Reguer presents her latest book and discusses how it came about Read more
DEC 1, 2015: 6:30 PM
Hear from translator Eve Jochnowitz about the book’s fascinating backstory.
DEC 9, 2015: 6:15 PM
Presented by: Professor Robert Shapiro, Brooklyn College/CUNY Read more
MAR 17, 2016: 6:00 PM
John Efron of UC-Berkele explores the special place German-Jewish culture accorded medieval Spanish Jewry. Read more