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.



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