WIJS (Women’s Initiative for Jewish Studies)

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Recent Lecture Recordings:
Dr. Nechumi Malovicki-Yaffe, “Spousal Selection as Force of Evolution: Marriage Preference in the Haredi Community” 9/18/2022 click here

Next Lecture:
Wednesday, October 26 @8:00pm – Dr. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal
Horace Goldsmith Visiting Associate Professor in Judaic Studies
Yale University (2022-2023)
The Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
“A Talmudic Monk: R’ Shimon bar Yochai’s Stay in a Cave”
WIJS Schedule 2022-2023
Sunday, September 18 @10:00 am – Dr. Nechumi Malovicki-Yaffe
Department of Public Policy
Tel Aviv University
“Spousal Selection as Force of Evolution: Marriage Preference in the Haredi Community”
Wednesday, October 26 @8:00pm – Dr. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal
Horace Goldsmith Visiting Associate Professor in Judaic Studies
Yale University (2022-2023)
The Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
“A Talmudic Monk: R’ Shimon bar Yochai’s Stay in a Cave”
Tuesday, November 15 @8:00pm – Dr. Shari Rabin
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion and Chair of Jewish Studies
Oberlin College
“Dissent, Providentialism, and Slavery: A New Interpretation of Early Charleston Jewish Life”
Wednesday, December 14 @8:00pm – Dr. Rachel Hallote
Professor of History
Purchase College SUNY
Archeologist
“Politics and Archaeology in Israel”
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 @8:00pm – Dr. Jordan Katz
Assistant Professor, Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Tuesday, March 14 @8:00pm — Dr. Shulamit Shinnar
Core Lecturer, Department of History and the Center for Core Curriculum
Columbia University
Wednesday, May 17 @8:30 pm: Dr. Marion Kaplan
Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History
New York University
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All lectures are free of charge and open to both women and men. 

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