Jewish Studies Lectures
Each year, the Jewish Studies Program sponsors several public events in order to forge connections between the Westchester Jewish community and the undergraduate program.
These events can include:
- films, often Israeli or international, moderated by faculty members or guest speakers
- public lectures on topics in history, religion, literature, or philosophy, usually thematically tied to a course
- lectures relating to Holocaust studies
Time: 6:00pmProfessor Jeffrey Gurock (Libby Klaperman Professor of Jewish History, Yeshiva University) joins us for a lecture on the topic of the Jewish experience in Parkchester.
Charles Dellheim joins us for a lecture on his book, Belonging and Betrayal: How Jews Made the Art World Modern.
Professor David Frey, Professor of History and Founding Director of the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, West Point, joins us for our annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture.
Time: 6:00pmAward winning author Joan Nathan discusses the varieties of Israeli cuisine and how it reflects the wide range of ethnic diversity of the nation.
When and how did Jews become citizens?
This presentation of the Jewish Museum of Greece is an introduction to the complex history of the Jewish community that had thrived there for centuries.
Joel Kaminsky, PhD is the Morningstar Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion at Smith College.