JTS Graduate School Sends Notable Cohort to the 44th Annual Association for Jewish Studies Conference

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Press Contact: Eve Glasberg
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Email: evglasberg@jtsa.edu


November 13, 2012, New York, NY

The Graduate School of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is pleased to announce that 14 faculty members and doctoral students will participate in sessions and meetings that will take place in Chicago from December 16 to 18 at the 44th annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). It is the largest US gathering of Jewish scholars dedicated to promoting, maintaining, and improving research, teaching, and related endeavors in Jewish studies at institutions of higher learning. In addition to the following faculty members and doctoral students who will be serving as presenters, responders, and moderators, many more JTS faculty and students will attend the conference.

Alec Eliezer Burko, Doctoral Student

Eitan P. Fishbane, Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought

David E. Fishman, Professor of Jewish History

Stephen Garfinkel, Associate Provost

Judith Hauptman, E. Billi Ivry Professor of Talmud and Rabbinic Culture

Marjorie Lehman, Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics

Vivian B. Mann, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Master's Program in Jewish Visual Art and Culture

Rachel Zohn Mincer, Doctoral Student

Edna Nahshon, Professor of Hebrew Language

Shay Arie Pilnik, Doctoral Student

Marcus Mordecai Schwartz, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics

Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

Jack Wertheimer, Joseph and Martha Mendelson Professor of American Jewish History

Saul Zaritt, Doctoral Student

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