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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

Professor Rebecca Kobrin

Noa Tsaushu

Meeting Schedule

10/28/2021 Online Meeting
6:30 PM
Using Material Culture to Write Through Silences in Jewish History
Laura Arnold Leibman, Reed College

02/03/2022 Online Meeting
6:00 PM
The Invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel
Alexander Kaye, Brandeis University

03/07/2022 Online Meeting
6:00 PM
In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust
Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan