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CFP: Jewish or Common Heritage? (Dis-)appropriation of Synagogue Architecture in East-Central Europe since 1945

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Jewish or Common Heritage? (Dis-)appropriation of Synagogue Architecture in East-Central Europe since 1945

 

Date: 12-14 September 2023

Organizers: Kamila Lenartowicz, Zuzanna Światowy (Bet Tfila - Research Unit for Jewish Architecture in Europe, Technical University of Braunschweig), Christhardt Henschel (German Historical Institute, Warsaw), Aleksandra Jakubczak (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews)

CONFERENCE REPORT: Jewish Business Dynasties: Family, Power, and Vulnerability September 19-20, 2022. Report by Tova Benjamin, New York University

The Madoff docuseries released on Netflix this month, covering the rise and fall of the man behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, reveals a discomfiting theme. Nearly all the protagonists, from Madoff to his biggest investors, are Jews. More than that, Madoff’s offices were staffed with family members: his father-in-law, brother, and sons.

EVENT: Headscarves and Hashtags: Orthodox Jewish Women Represent Themselves

Please join the University of Kentucky Program in Jewish Studies for the first in a series of lectures on Jewish Orthodoxy Today. Karen Skinazi (University of Bristol) will lecture on how orthodox Jewish women represent themselves in popular media. 

Sunday, January 29, 12:00 Noon

The lecture will take place at the following zoom link: 

uky.zoom.us/s/86735950410

EVENT; Graduate Research Colloquium: The Jewish Inn in the Polish National Ballet (Professor Halina Goldberg-Indiana University)

Free to attend. Please note that this week's talk is a virtual event, and will not be operating in a hybrid format, to register please complete this sign-up form.

EVENT: 2023 Yosef Yerushalmi Annual Memorial Lecture at Columbia University – Sarah Abrevaya Stein, "Eating On The Ground: Picnicking At The End Of Empire" (January 29)

Join the Columbia University Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies for the 2023 Yosef Yerushalmi Annual Memorial Lecture with award-winning author and historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein.

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