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Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay on “The Feminist History of the Jewish Holiday of Purim”

Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay on “The Feminist History of the Jewish Holiday of Purim”

Apr 7, 2016

“Looking at more recent history, it’s clear that Esther and Vashti do have a real history as feminist symbols.”

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Dr. Nahshon’s “‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals”

Dr. Nahshon’s “‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals”

“The exhibition. . . capitalizes on the collections of the museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.”

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“Jewish Theological Seminary Taps Real Estate to Update Manhattan Campus”

“Jewish Theological Seminary Taps Real Estate to Update Manhattan Campus”

Leaders of the Jewish Theological Seminary have tapped New York City’s strong real-estate market. . .”

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JTS Gala Event on “Good Investing and Investing in Good”  Will Honor Richard S. Pzena in May

JTS Gala Event on “Good Investing and Investing in Good” Will Honor Richard S. Pzena in May

Apr 4, 2016

Mr. Pzena will join a panel discussion with Abby Joseph Cohen, Leon Cooperman, and Joel Greenblatt.

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JTS Panel to Explore the Intersection of Art, Gender, and Judaism

JTS Panel to Explore the Intersection of Art, Gender, and Judaism

Mar 31, 2016

The speakers will identify the strategies Jewish artists use to explore gender fluidity.

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Chancellor Eisen & Colleagues: As Trump Takes Stage at AIPAC, Jewish Americans Should Watch Closely

Chancellor Eisen & Colleagues: As Trump Takes Stage at AIPAC, Jewish Americans Should Watch Closely

Mar 30, 2016

The unprecedented tone of the election cycle should give us pause.”

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Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen and Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson on Purim and Judaism in an Open Society

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen and Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson on Purim and Judaism in an Open Society

Mar 24, 2016

“The joy and profundity of Purim offer an example of the way to guarantee the Jewish future.”

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Jim Yong Kim to Discuss Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty with Religious Leaders

Jim Yong Kim to Discuss Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty with Religious Leaders

Mar 14, 2016

World Bank President Dr. Jim Kim will discuss the moral imperative of ending extreme poverty.

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Legal  Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence to Examine Changing Boundaries of Free Speech at JTS

Legal Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence to Examine Changing Boundaries of Free Speech at JTS

Feb 25, 2016

Can we protect free speech in public spaces and still protect against threatening behavior?

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JTS to Honor Scott A. Edelman and John J. Suydam with Judge Rifkind Award

JTS to Honor Scott A. Edelman and John J. Suydam with Judge Rifkind Award

Two attorneys with distinguished records of helping businesses run smoothly will be recognized.

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