Seminars

  • 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.


Co-Chairs
Professor Elisheva Carlebach
ecarlebach@columbia.edu

Professor Rebecca Kobrin
rk2351@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Nancy Ko
nk2476@columbia.edu


All seminars will meet over Zoom for the 2020-2021 academic year. Meeting links provided upon RSVP. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. 

Meeting Schedule

10/15/2020 Online Meeting
6:30 PM
Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism
Moshe Halbertal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and New York University




11/19/2020 Online Meeting
6:30 PM
Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal
Marion Kaplan, New York University




02/10/2021 Online Meeting
6:30 PM
Legacy of Blood: Pogroms, the Russian Civil War and Modern Jewish History
Elissa Bemporad, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY