Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Archive - Spring 2014 to Present

ISRAEL TODAY: From Destruction to Renewal (m'Shoah l'Tekumah)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Capernaum Synagogue

Mr. Moshe Goldin will explain how Israel represents the continuity and history of the Jewish people and is also the land which gave rise to Christianity.  He will show archaeological artifacts and slides as he talks about Tel-Aviv, Capernaum and Jerusalem. Read more

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 9:15am to 11:00am

Rav Hisda's Daughter - detail from book jacket

Maggie Anton will describe the social and religious lives of ancient and medieval Jewish women.  Her newly published book, Rav Hisda’s Daughter, focuses on women in ancient Persia.  Read more