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October 2021

Oct
28
12:00 PM EDT
Thursday, October 28, 2021
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT
For the Public
Public Program
The Talmud in the Sea of Babylon
Featuring: Shai Secunda, Bard College

How the Talmud relates to the rabbinic canon and the Sasanian scriptural galaxy. Canon in Context Part 3.

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November 2021

Nov
3
12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
12:00 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT
For the Public
Public Program
Intersectionality in the Medieval Archive
Featuring: Dorothy Kim, Brandeis University

The compounded harm of gender, Jewishness, and class in thirteenth-century England.

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Nov
17
12:00 PM EST
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
For the Public
Public Program
Jews in the U.S. Racial Landscape
Featuring: Sarah Imhoff, Indiana University Bloomington

What does it mean that Jews can be both white and victims of white supremacy?

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December 2021

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
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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