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January 2022

Jan
20
12:00 PM EST
Thursday, January 20, 2022
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
For the Public
Public Program
The Revolutionary Conservatism of the Mishneh Torah
Featuring: Eve Krakowski, Princeton University

Why was Maimonides trying to replace the Mishnah and Talmud? Canon in Context Part 4.

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Jan
24
1:00 PM EST
Monday, January 24, 2022
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
Joseph Karo’s Halakhic Revival of the Land of Israel: A Law-and-Literature Perspective
Featuring: Alyssa M. Gray, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion

Please note: this seminar has a new date and time. At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting. Seminars are limited to fellows only.

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Jan
26
2:30 PM EST
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
2:30 PM EST - 4:30 PM EST
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
Time and Timing in the Maimonidean Dynasty’s Legal Decisions
Featuring: Menahem Ben-Sasson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting. Seminars are limited to fellows only.

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Jan
27
12:00 PM EST
Thursday, January 27, 2022
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
For the Public
Public Program
Resetting the Set Table (“Shulhan Arukh”)
Featuring: Alyssa M. Gray, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion

On R. Joseph Caro’s little sixteenth-century compilation that took the Jewish world by storm.

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February 2022

Feb
9
2:30 PM EST
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
2:30 PM EST - 4:30 PM EST
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
The Oral Torah in Judeo-Arabic
Featuring: Marc Herman, York University, Toronto

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting. Seminars are limited to fellows only.

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March 2022

Mar
30
12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT
For the Public
Public Program
Arabian Judaism and the Rise of Islam
Featuring: Hamza M. Zafer, University of Washington

Take a three-week deep dive into Jewish life at the time of the rise of Islam, Wednesdays this spring.

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Mar
30
2:30 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
2:30 PM EDT - 4:30 PM EDT
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
Rethinking Joseph Karo’s Work from a Book History Perspective
Featuring: Tirza Y. Kelman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting. Seminars are limited to fellows only.

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April 2022

Apr
13
2:30 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
2:30 PM EDT - 4:30 PM EDT
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
Trial Narratives in Josephus
Featuring: Chaya T. Halberstam, King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting. Seminars are limited to fellows only.

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