Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Medieval Spain: Art and Political Identity
29 January 2019 / 5:00 - 7:30PM
MPR room 108, UConn Stamford
Outgunned: Israeli Military Innovation and the Talpiot Program
5 February 2019 / 12:30 - 1:30PM
Oak Hall 236, Storrs
7 February 2019 / 8:00 - 9:30PM
Guy Mendilow Ensemble
von der Mehden Recital Hall, Storrs
The Zamir Chorale of Boston: Four Centuries of Jewish Music
24 February 2019 / 4:00 - 5:30PM
Zamir Chorale of Boston
Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford
Traditional Religion, Progressive Politics
7 March 2019 / 12:30 - 2:00PM
Panel Discussion Chaired by Prof. Beth Ginsberg
Room 129, UConn Stamford
Jewish Lives and the Situation in Germany - Regarding Others and "Us" in the Public Sphere
25 March 2019 / 12:30 - 1:30PM
Oak Hall 236, Storrs
Film Screening: Children of the Fall
Hosted by Husky Films as part of a 5-film festival
25 March 2019 / 7:30 - 10:00PM
Student Union 304, Storrs
Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity
4 April 2019 / 12:30 - 1:30PM
Karen B. Stern
Werth Tower 112, Storrs
Why is this Book Different than all Other Books? A Glimpse into the Changing Imagery of the Illustrated Haggadah
22 April 2019 / 12:15 - 1:45PM
UConn Stamford, MPR 108, Stamford
Annual Academic Convocation on the Holocaust
2 May 2019 / 5:00 - 6:30PM
David N. Myers
Dodd Research Center Konover Auditorium, Storrs
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The Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life sponsors a number of event series designed to support both scholarship and the arts.
Each month, the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life sponsors a Faculty Colloquium that showcases the work of a scholar in Judaic Studies. The informal gathering provides an opportunity for scholars to present and discuss their current research projects. The discussions are open to all, and a kosher lunch is served.
The Yiddish Tish luncheon discussion, established in 1982 by founding Director Arnold Dashefsky, convenes monthly to speak and read in Yiddish. The group welcomes new members of any speaking level!
The Fierberg Lecture in Judaic Studies sponsors the annual Academic Convocation on the Holocaust. Guest speakers have included award-winning director Vassilis Loules and renowned Holocaust experts Timothy Snyder and Berel Lang.
Additional endowments such as the Ishier Jacobson Fund for Judaic & Middle Eastern Studies sponsors the Maria and Ishier Jacobson Lecture held annually at the UConn Stamford campus; and the Gene and Georgia Mittelman Lecture in Judaic Studies is held annually, featuring such speakers as Dr. Susannah Heschel.
Additionally, we have forged a partnership with Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford to collaborate on cultural and educational events. This relationship extends our capacity to support, sustain, and foster Jewish culture and the arts beyond the campus.
In the spirit of our mission to provide support and enrichment, we also collaborate with many departments, centers, and institutes across the University to fund various lectures and projects of mutual interest.