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September 2023

Erich Mendel/Eric Mandel and the Archivization of Jewish Music before and after the Holocaust
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Erich Mendel/Eric Mandel and the Archivization of Jewish Music before and after the Holocaust
Featuring: Edwin Seroussi, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
A Prelude: An Opening Conversation about Sound and Music in Jewish Studies
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
A Prelude: An Opening Conversation about Sound and Music in Jewish Studies
Featuring: Edwin Seroussi, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Mary Channen Caldwell, University of Pennsylvania; Judah Cohen, Indiana University

May 2023

Halakhah in the Modern World: How Jewish Law Was Rethought and Reworked in Modernity
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Halakhah in the Modern World: How Jewish Law Was Rethought and Reworked in Modernity
Featuring: Yonatan Y. Brafman, Tufts University

April 2023

Living Law in Jewish Studies
April 26 - 27, 2023
Living Law in Jewish Studies
Embodying Ḥesed: Religious Gestational Surrogates in Israel
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Embodying Ḥesed: Religious Gestational Surrogates in Israel
Featuring: Elly Teman, Ruppin Academic Center, Israel
Evidence for Judean Exiles in Babylonia, 572–474 BCE
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Evidence for Judean Exiles in Babylonia, 572–474 BCE
Featuring: Laurie Pearce, University of California, Berkeley

March 2023

Israel’s Rights Revolution: Public Opinion and Constitutional Law
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Israel’s Rights Revolution: Public Opinion and Constitutional Law
Featuring: Barak Medina, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
How Do You Say “Genocide” in Hebrew? The Struggle over Cultural Genocide in the Eichmann Trial
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
How Do You Say “Genocide” in Hebrew? The Struggle over Cultural Genocide in the Eichmann Trial
Featuring: Leora Bilsky, Tel Aviv University
The Aramaic Incantation Bowls: Jewish Society and Culture at a Crossroads
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
The Aramaic Incantation Bowls: Jewish Society and Culture at a Crossroads
Featuring: Simcha Gross, University of Pennsylvania