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Israel’s Rights Revolution: Public Opinion and Constitutional Law

The First Annual Howard Jay Reiter Memorial Lecture, featuring Barak Medina

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International Fellowship Program

Jews and Modern Legal Culture

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The 18th to 21st centuries have been an age of transition from a world of empires to one of the nation-state and international law. This year's fellowship theme promotes new research on Jews and the law across disciplinary perspectives, including Jewish law as it has developed in modern contexts and the roles of Jews within non-Jewish legal cultures.

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New Issue of the Jewish Quarterly Review: Winter 2023
March 21, 2023
New Issue of the Jewish Quarterly Review: Winter 2023
by The Jewish Quarterly Review

The TOC in Brief

Katz Center Fellow Elisabeth Gallas on Jewish Legal Activism and the Nuremberg Trials
February 21, 2023
Katz Center Fellow Elisabeth Gallas on Jewish Legal Activism and the Nuremberg Trials
by Elisabeth Gallas, Steven Weitzman

Steven Weitzman speaks with fellow Elisabeth Gallas about the New York Black Book of 1946.

Katz Center Fellows Shine in the National Jewish Book Awards
February 7, 2023
Katz Center Fellows Shine in the National Jewish Book Awards
by Miriam Saperstein

The Jewish Book Council recently announced the winners and finalists of the 2022 National Jewish Book Awards, with many Katz Center scholars included among them.