Seminars

  • Founded
    1968
  • Seminar Number
    501

This seminar brings together approximately forty scholars from Columbia and the greater New York academic community. The seminar deals with the whole range of topics relating to Jewish studies and Israel—history, literature, sociology, religion, and political studies—and frequently presents distinguished lecturers from Israeli and European universities.


Chair
Professor Elisheva Carlebach
ecarlebach@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Jordan Katz
jrk2129@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.


Meeting Schedule

09/18/2019 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Rejecting Reasons for (Jewish) Laws - Philosophy and History
Yair Lorberbaum, Bar-Ilan University (Israel) and Columbia University




11/20/2019 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Jewish Emancipation Reimagined
David Sorkin, Yale University




02/19/2020 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Dissident Rabbi: The Ordeals of Jacob Sasportas
Yaacob Dweck, Princeton University




04/23/2020 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Legacy of Blood: Pogroms, the Russian Civil War and Modern Jewish History
Elissa Bemporad, Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY