Past Events

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:45pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Join Jewish Life at Duke as we welcome social justice and pro-Israel activist Erin Schrode to the Freeman Center. Erin will be speaking about her work which takes her around the world championing issues from the #metoo movement and environmentalism to helping Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane... Read More »
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
Social Sciences 139 LaBarre
February 27th @ 6 PM "Breaking the Cycle of Violence"Social Sciences 139 We're pleased to help co-sponsor this event brought by J Street U Duke: Combatants for Peace, a grassroots organization of Israelis and Palestinians that takes direct action to pursue mutual non-violence in the Israeli-... Read More »
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
Dr. Carina Brankovic is a Research Associate in Religious Studies at the Institute of Protestant Theology, the University of Oldenburg. She was trained in Religious Studies, Protestant Theology and Jewish Studies at the University of Heidelberg, the College of Jewish Studies Heidelberg and the... Read More »
Friday, January 18, 2019 (All day)
Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium
This public conference seeks to reflect synthetically on the first decade of historical and spatial analysis of the Holocaust through the use of digital methods. What interpretive problems are illuminated by different physical, textual, and visual sources, such as physical killing sites,... Read More »
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 3:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yair Mintzker (Princeton U.) Yair Mintzker studies the history of early modern and modern Germany, with particular interest in the Sattelzeit (1750-1850).Professor Mintzker is the author of The Defortification of the German City, 1689-1866 (New York: Cambridge... Read More »
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
Law School 3043
Chaim Saiman, Professor of Law at the Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova University, will discuss his recent book, "Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law" (Princeton University Press, 2018). "In this panoramic book, he traces how generations of rabbis have used concepts forged in talmudic... Read More »
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
Law School 3043
Chaim Saiman, Professor of Law at the Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova University, will discuss his recent book, "Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law" (Princeton University Press, 2018). "In this panoramic book, he traces how generations of rabbis have used concepts forged in talmudic... Read More »
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
Professor Krutikov (U Michigan) is currently working on a study of the Soviet Yiddish author Der Nister, A Witness to the People: Der Nister and Soviet Yiddish Literature under Stalin, 1929-1949. His other research projects explore literary representations of the urban spaces of Kiev, Vilnius, and... Read More »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University.Professor Kanarfogel will present a lecture on: "Differing Perceptions of Church... Read More »
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Jewish Studies Seminar is proud to welcome Sara Lipton (Stonybrook University). Lipton's work focuses on religious identity and experience, Jewish-Christian relations, and art and culture in the high and later Middle Ages (11th-15th centuries). She is interested in the relationship between... Read More »

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