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5th Annual Polish Jewish Studies Workshop, March 5-6, 2018

Co-organizers Natalia Aleksiun (Touro Graduate School), Halina Goldberg (Indiana University), and Nancy Sinkoff (Rutgers University) are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Polish Jewish Studies Workshop, “Centering the Periphery: Polish Jewish Cultural Production Beyond the Capital,” which will be held March 5-6, 2018 at Rutgers University—the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick.

Table of Contents: East European Jewish Affairs, Volume 47, Issue 2/3

The editorial team is pleased to announce that the latest issue of East European Jewish Affairs is now available. This special issue, titled "Jewish Migration in Modern Times: The Case of Eastern Europe," was guest edited by Semion Goldin (Hebrew University), Mia Spiro (University of Glasgow), and Scott Ury (Tel Aviv University).

Please visit the Taylor & Francis website for more information about the journal: www.tandfonline.com/toc/feej20/current

David Shneer & Anna Shternshis, Co-Editors

Query: Looking for sources about the literary representations of the Jewish grandmother

I am a Phd candiate at York University in Toronto.  I am writing my disseration about Jewish ethical wills and paradigms of memory. I am looking for material that explores the representations of Jewish grandmothers in connection with acts of legacy and culltural transmission.

TOC: Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 2018

Contents

Preface by Cathy S. Gelbin, David Rechter, and Daniel Wildmann

 

I. ARNOLD PAUCKER – OBITUARY AND ARTICLE

PETER PULZER: Arnold Paucker 1921-2016  

ARNOLD PAUCKER: Speaking English with an Accent

 

II. JEWISH CONDITIONS, SHIFTING CONCEPTIONS OF NATION AND BELONGING

SCOTT SPECTOR: Introduction

ARIE DUBNOV: Can Parallels Meet? Hannah Arendt and Isaiah Berlin on the Jewish Post-Emancipatory Quest for Political Freedom

Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop in the History of the Jewish Book - University of Pennsylvania - Spring 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT
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THE MANFRED R. LEHMANN MEMORIAL MASTER WORKSHOP IN
THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH BOOK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Eighteenth Annual Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop for Faculty, Professionals, and Graduate Students

Date: June 3-4 (Sunday-Monday), 2018

Location: Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Jewish Studies, 420 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa 19106

Title: “The Use of Medieval Manuscripts and Masoretic Comments to Determine the Accurate Text of the Bible and of its Commentaries”

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