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December 2021

Dec
1
3:00 PM EST
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
3:00 PM EST - 5:00 PM EST
For Current Fellows
Ruth Meltzer Seminar
State Courts in the Governance of Jewish and Converso Atlantic Trade
Featuring: Daniel Strum, University of São Paulo

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

Dec
8
12:00 PM EST
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
For the Public
Public Program
Who Counts and How? Reckoning with Continuity and Community
Featuring: Gilah Kletenik, Boston University, Shaul Magid, Dartmouth College, Samira Mehta, University of Colorado Boulder, Benjamin Schreier, Pennsylvania State University

A panel discussion on how belonging is defined in the study of American Judaism.

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January 2022

Jan
13
11:00 AM EST
Thursday, January 13, 2022
11:00 AM EST - 12:30 PM EST
For the Academic Community
Round Table on Miguel Vatter's Living Law: Jewish Political Theology from Hermann Cohen to Hannah Arendt
Featuring: Miriam Jerade, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, David Flatto, Penn State Law, Martin Kavka, Florida State University, Nitzan Lebovic, Lehigh University, Paula Schwebel, Ryerson University, Miguel Vatter, Deakin University

Please join us for a round table on the recently published book by Miguel Vatter, Living Law: Jewish Political Theology from Herman Cohen to Hannah Arendt (Oxford University Press, 2020). 

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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
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

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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