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
6:30 PM
Leopold Zunz: Creativity in Adversity
Ismar Schorsch, Herman Abramowitz Distinguished Professor and Chancellor Emeritus of the Jewish Theological Seminary




11/14/2017
6:00 PM
Indigenous Textual Scholarship in Modern Sephardic Kabbalah
Jonathan Garb, Gershom Scholem Professor of Kabbalah, Department of Jewish Thought, Hebrew University




02/13/2018
6:00 PM
TBA
Eliyahu Stern , Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual and Cultural History, Yale




03/06/2018
6:00 PM
Was Rabbi Jonathan Eibeschuetz a Crypto-Christian?
Pawel Maciejko, Associate Professor, Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Chair in Classical Jewish Religion, Thought, and Culture, Johns Hopkins University