WIJS (Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies)


Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies 

Miriam Krupka

The Linked Narratives of Ruth, Esther and Shir HaShirim

Tuesday, March 6


Miriam Krupka currently serves as chair of the Tanakh Department at the Ramaz Upper School. She received her B.S. in Finance from the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University and an M.A. in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel School of Jewish Studies. She recently completed an M.A. in Jewish Philosophy from Columbia University where her thesis work focused on the messianic writings of Isaac Abarbanel. She has lectured widely to adult audiences in a variety of venues including Manhattan Jewish Experience, The Jewish Center, Lincoln Square Synagogue, Agudath Sholom of Stamford and Yeshiva University’s Midreshet Yom Rishon. Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies.

WIJS is a program with the mission of introducing outstanding women Jewish studies scholars to the Westchester community. Now in its fourth year, this well attended program features speakers from both the United States and Israel through a series of lectures held throughout the year at Young Israel of New Rochelle, 1149 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. 

All lectures are free of charge and open to both women and men. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Please click here for the WIJS Schedule 2017 – 2018.

For further information or to be added to the WIJS mailing list, please email wijs@yinr.org or call 914-636-2215