Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies

Fall 2016

Title:  Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar, "The End of the World and the Beginning of Hasidic Literature" 
Date:  Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter:  Ofer Dynes (McGill University)

Title:   Seminar, "Priestly Families in Ancient Israel and the Second Temple Period"
Date:   Wednesday, September 28, 2016 @ noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter:   Cana Werman (Ben Gurion University)

Title:   Lecture, "The Pharisees: New Light on an Old Problem"
Date:  Wednesday, September 28, 2016  @ 5:30 PM
Location:  Salomon 202
Presenter:  Cana Werman (Ben Gurion University)
Free and open to the public 

Title:  Lecture, "Were Jews Central to the French Revolution? A Contrarian Analysis"
Date:  Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
Location:  Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge
Presenters:  David Sorkin (Yale University), BJS Visiting Scholar
Sponsors:  BJS Monograph Series
Free and open to the public  

Title:  Book Group, "What's Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives" (Christine Hayes)
Date:  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at noon
Location: 163 George St., JS206
Presenter: Facilitated by Prof. Paul Nahme 

Title: Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar, "When Did French Jews Achieve Full Emancipation?"
Date:  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenters:  David Sorkin (Yale University), BJS Visiting Scholar
Sponsors:  BJS Monograph Series 

Title:   Lecture, "The Forgotten Connection: Napoleon's Sanhedrin (1806-08) in Light of the Civil Code"
Date:  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Location:  Robert Center Petteruti Lounge
Presenters:  David Sorkin (Yale University), BJS Visiting Scholar
Sponsors:  BJS Monograph Series
Free and open to the public 

Title:   Lecture, "On Anti-Semitism and Its Uses"
Date:   Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Location:  Smith-Buonanno 106
Presenter: Shaul Magid (Indiana University)
Sponsor: Theodore and Shirley Libby Fund
Free and Open to the Public 

Title:   Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar
Date:  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter: Omer Bartov (Brown University)

Title: Book Group, "Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages (David Nireberg)
Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 at noon
Location: 163 George St., JS206
Presenter: Facilitated by Prof. Michael Satlow