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CfP: Research Workshop Program, Mandel Center, USHMM

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: RESEARCH WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Applications due May 14, 2021

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invites proposals from individuals and institutions to co-organize research workshops in conjunction with the Mandel Center in 2022.

Online Exhibition od "Romaniote Memories" and Virtual Opening Reception (February 11)

This week the International Survey of Jewish Monuments presents the online exhibition “Romaniote Memories, A Jewish Journey from Ioannina, Greece, to Manhattan: Photographs by Vincent Giordano,” in partnership with the Hellenic American Project at Queens College, and in collaboration with Queens College Special Collections and Archives (SCA) at Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College.

Lecture: "California Reds: Young Jewish Communists in the 1930s" by Caroline Luce (February 10)

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join the UC Davis Jewish Studies program for the New Directions in Jewish Studies lecture series, which features research by scholars working outside the tenure track. Our next talk is "California Reds: Young Jewish Communists in the 1930's," by Caroline Luce, on February 10 at 12 PM PST via Zoom. David Biale will offer a brief response and open the discussion. Please find a poster, abstract, and registration link below. 

A calendar of the whole series follows as well. 

all the best, 

Invitation: Israel And The New/Old Middle East with Daniel C. Kurtzer

Join Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies for a discussion exploring the changing geopolitical dynamics shaping Israel and the Middle East. In light of the recent normalization of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco, Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel Kurtzer will reflect on the history and circumstances that led to such historic regional cooperation, and help us think about the geopolitical possibilities for the region, including in relation to the new Biden administration and its priorities in the international realm.

Passing of Prof. Rachel Feldhay Brenner

H-Judaic is profoundly saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Prof. Rachel Feldhay Brenner (1946-2021),  Harvey L. Temkin and Barbara Myers Temkin Professor in Hebrew Language and Literature and Elaine Marks Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Prof. Brenner published widely in Israeli, Polish, Holocaust and Canadian Jewish literature.  Her webpage includes the following description of her work:  Rachel F.

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