Israel and Jewish Studies

  • 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.

Welcome

Meetings

10/17/2017 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Leopold Zunz: Creativity in Adversity
Ismar Schorsch, Jewish Theological Seminary




11/14/2017 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Indigenous Textual Scholarship in Modern Sephardic Kabbalah
Jonathan Garb, Hebrew University of Jerusalem




02/13/2018 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Jewish Materialism
Eliyahu Stern , Yale University




03/06/2018 617 Kent Hall, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Was Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschuetz a Crypto-Christian?
Pawel Maciejko, Johns Hopkins University




04/27/2018 140 West 62nd Street (the Gabelli School of Business), Room 460, Fordham University
10:00 AM
Cultural Patrimony
Allyson Gonzalez, Yale University
Abstract