Israel and Jewish Studies

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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.

Professor Elisheva Carlebach

Jordan Katz

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



09/17/2018 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The History of a Jewish Page: From the Bible to the Talmud
David Stern, Harvard University

10/14/2018 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
A History of German Jewish Bible Translation
Abigail Gillman, Boston University

02/27/2019 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Do not Shoot Me in the Eyes: Early Artistic Eyewitness Representations of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union
Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto

03/27/2019 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The Talmud: A Biography
Barry Wimpfheimer, Northwestern University