May 21, 2012
Speaker: Dr. Bernard Dov Cooperman, Louis
L. Kaplan Chair and Associate Professor of Jewish History at the
University of Maryland
Location: Magen David Sephardic Congregation; Rockville, MD
The Venice ghetto, like the city itself, is now largely the property of tourists. Just as picturesque Venice seems to travelers to...
May 10, 2012
Speaker: Dr. Deborah Dash Moore, Frederick
G. L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of Michigan
and Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic
Location: Temple Sinai; Washington, DC
This lecture reveals the importance of gender in interpreting the modern Jewish past. It highlights...
Apr 26, 2012
Speaker: Dr. Robert Eisen, Professor of
Religion and Judaic Studies and Chair of the Department of Religion
at George Washington University in Washington, DC
Location: Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington; Rockville, MD
Date: April 26, 2012
In modern times, religious Zionism is often perceived as the most...
Mar 29, 2012
Speaker: Dr. Michael A. Meyer, Adolph S. Ochs Professor of Jewish History Emeritus at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati and international president of the Leo Baeck Institute, a scholarly organization devoted to the historical study of German Jewry
Location: Temple Shalom; Chevy Chase, MD
How did the Jews of Germany...
Mar 15, 2012