EVENT: Katz Center Online Lecture Series: Spring 2022

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Each year, the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania offers a lineup of public programs to share the fruits of scholarly research with wider audiences. These lectures feature current fellows along with colleagues from across the field talking about new and critical issues in Jewish studies. 

Visit our website for more details about this semester's excellent lineup!

Our lectures are free and open to all on Zoom.


The Revolutionary Conservatism of the Mishneh Torah

Featuring Eve Krakowski, Princeton University

Thursday, January 20 at 12pm ET | Free on Zoom


Resetting the Set Table (“Shulhan Arukh”)

Featuring Alyssa M. Gray, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Thursday, January 27 at 12pm ET | Free on Zoom


Designing the Daf: The Creation of the Talmud Page as We Know It

Featuring Edward Fram, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Thursday, March 3 at 12pm ET | Free on Zoom


Copyists, Collectors, and Curators: Stocking the Rabbinic Bookshelf

Featuring Joshua Teplitsky, Stony Brook University

Thursday, March 10 at 12pm ET | Free on Zoom


The Israeli Declaration of Independence: Between Prophetic Message and Constitutional Platform

Featuring Menahem Ben-Sasson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Roberta and Stanley Bogen Visiting Scholar

Tuesday, March 29 at 12pm ET | Free on Zoom