Jewish University for a Day

Date: Apr 10, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: Long Island

Category: JTS in Your Community

Join us at Stony Brook University to study with scholars who are enriching the landscape of contemporary Judaism. A joint program of JTS and Stony Brook University. 

Sunday, April 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Plenary Session

“The Changing Roles of Jewish Men and Women”

  • Michael Kimmel, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University
  • Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author, activist, and founding editor of Ms. Magazine  


  • Online by April 6: General Admission, $45; Seniors (62+), $45
  • At the Event: All tickets, $50

The program is free to full-time Stony Brook University and JTS students.

Learn more and register 

Program Highlights

  • “How Jews Vote and Why,” Professor Kenneth Wald, University of Florida
  •  “Conversion: Who is a Jew and Who Decides,” Rabbi Daniel Nevins, JTS
  • “The Iran Deal: Is Verification Possible?” Les Paldy, Stony Brook University, with a panel of experts from Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • “Growing Up in the Bronx,” Arlene Alda, author and photographer
  • “An Upclose Look at ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’” Dr. Alisa Solomon, Columbia University
  • “The Passover Seder and the Last Supper: Jewish and Christian Narratives on Passover,” Dr. Robert A. Harris, The Jewish Theological Seminary


Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, New York
(631) 632-6565

This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Skolnick Family Charitable Trust.