Hatemail: Anti-Semitism on Picture Postcards A Discussion with Author Salo Aizenberg

Hatemail: Anti-Semitism on Picture Postcards A Discussion with Author Salo Aizenberg

Nov 7, 2013 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

Salo Aizenberg, one of the leading collectors of Judaic picture postcards, is also the author of Postcards from the Holy Land: A Pictorial History of the Ottoman Era, 1880-1918. He is a managing director of the RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund, and coordinates its business development activities. He earned his BS in Management Information Systems at the State University of New York at Binghamton and his MBA at Columbia Business School.

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A Jew’s Best Friend? The Image of the Dog Throughout Jewish History

A Jew’s Best Friend? The Image of the Dog Throughout Jewish History

Oct 7, 2013 By The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary | Public Event audio

Philip I. Ackerman-Liebrman, assistant professor of Jewish Studies and Law, as well as affiliated assistant professor of Islamic Studies and History, at Vanderbilt University, delivered a JTS Library Book talk on October 7th, on his new book, A Jew’s Best Friend? The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History.

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Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians, and the Alterpieces of Medieval Spain

Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians, and the Alterpieces of Medieval Spain

Oct 4, 2012 By Vivian B. Mann <em>z”l</em> | Public Event audio

Dr. Vivian Mann, director emerita of the Master’s Program in Jewish Art and Visual Culture, discusses Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians, and the Alterpieces of Medieval Spain in this Library Book Talk.

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The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education

The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education

Oct 27, 2011 By Carol K. Ingall | Public Event audio

 

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“Sacred Trash”: Library Book Talk about the Treasures of the Cairo Genizah

“Sacred Trash”: Library Book Talk about the Treasures of the Cairo Genizah

Apr 10, 2010

The authors of Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, acclaimed essayist Adina Hoffman and the MacArthur Foundation Award-winning poet and translator Peter Cole, tell the story of the recovery from a Cairo genizah (a repository for sacred texts) of the most vital cache of Hebrew manuscripts ever discovered, a story of buried scholarly treasure that rivals in drama, scope, and importance the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and sheds profound light on 900 years of Jewish life.

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Translating Psalms

Translating Psalms

Oct 5, 2012 By Stephen A. Geller | Public Event video

Translating Psalms: A Reading and Reflection. A discussion with translator Pamela Greenberg

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The Sabbath with Judith Shulevitz

The Sabbath with Judith Shulevitz

Oct 5, 2012

Author Judith Shulevitz participates in the Henry N. Rapaport Memorial Lecture at The Jewish Theological Seminary, discussing her recent book, The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time. She is joined in dialogue by Rabbi Shai Held, cofounder of Mechon Hadar.

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Hope Will Find You: My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living

Hope Will Find You: My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living

Oct 5, 2012

Rabbi Naomi Levy delivers a talk on her new book Hope Will Find You: My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living.

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