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Jewish Studies Events

All events have been canceled. To remain true to our mission to support a learning community in lieu of physical events we will be sending weekly readings, making book and film recommendations. Please join our mailing list.


Spring 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 6 p.m.
Fordham-CUNY Book Club in Jewish Studies
Eva Mroczek
The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity
Fordham University-Lincoln Center, 113 West 60th Street
Lowenstein 524

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Tuesday, March 31, 6 p.m.
CJH-Fordham Series in Jewish-Christian Relations
Jessica Cooperman
“Passover Seders and Jewish-Christian Engagement in Postwar America”
Fordham University-Lincoln Center, Gabelli School of Business

Thursday, April 2, 6 p.m.
A screening of “400 Miles to Freedom” Q&A with filmmaker Avishai Mekonen.

Monday, April 6, 12:30 - 2 p.m.
Lunch-time seminar with Katell Berthelot (CNRS)The Idea of the Torah in Rabbinic Writings: The Significance of the Roman Context”

Monday, April 6, 6 p.m.
Elazar Ben Lulu
“Pride Shabbat Services”: Celebrating Gender, Sexuality, and Body in Israeli Reform Jewish Congregation

Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Michal Kravil-Tovi
"On Winks and Lies: Jewish Conversion, Sincerity, and the Israeli State"

Tuesday, April 28
Fordham-NYPL Lecture Series in Jewish Studies
Michael Casper
"Life Is an Eternal 'Now'": Marija Gimbutas, World War II, and the Returns of Lithuanian History