Blog

Nov
22
November 22, 2021
Carol Zemel z”l

In memoriam: Carol Zemel, Katz Center fellow in 2000–2001: Modern Jewry and the Arts.

Nov
16
November 16, 2021
Spectacular New Acquisition: A Pair of 18th Century American Jewish Portrait Paintings

The Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica at the Penn Libraries expands its holdings of early American Jewish portrait paintings.

Nov
10
November 10, 2021
The Wayfarer’s Prayer in manuscript: Karp BVIII.7
by
Louis Meiselman

Penn Libraries' Rare Judaica Cataloging Librarian examines a special case of the Wayfarer’s Prayer.

Oct
20
October 20, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
Bricks without Mortar: Looking at Lists
by
Natalie B. Dohrmann

Read the introduction to JQR’s latest forum on the topic of the list.

Oct
13
October 13, 2021
Kicking off the 2021–2022 Katz Center Public Programs

Free online lectures scheduled through January!

Sep
29
September 29, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
New Issue of the Jewish Quarterly Review: Summer 2021
by
The Jewish Quarterly Review

The TOC in Brief.

Sep
10
September 10, 2021
In Memory of Howard Reiter
by
Steven Weitzman

The Katz Center mourns the recent passing of Howard Reiter.

Aug
12
August 12, 2021
In the Margins of a Medieval Jewish Prayer Book: The New SIMS-Katz MOOC

New edX course exploring a fourteenth-century Mahzor, from the Katz Center and the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies.

Aug
9
August 09, 2021
Katz Center Building Access Guidelines in the Age of COVID

Please review and adhere to the following guidelines and protocols before visiting the Katz Center or the Library at the Katz Center in-person. 

Jun
28
June 28, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
Demystifying Peer Review
by
The Jewish Quarterly Review

JQR editor Natalie Dohrmann walks you through the peer evaluation process in a video from AJRS.