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September 30

Jewish Studies @ Rutgers2020 Newsletter

Our annual newsletter is now online. Enjoy a showcase of the past year and read about exciting plans for the year ahead.

Mini-Course: Writing the Oral Torah in Islamic Terms

Learn about medieval Islamic influences on the Oral Mohammed receiving revelation from the angel GabrielTorah at the Bildner Center’s upcoming mini-course. Free and open to the public, the course will be taught online by Dr. Marc D. Herman, the Center’s Aresty Visiting Scholar, on October 13, 20, and 27, at 7:00 p.m. Advance registration required by Tuesday, October 6.

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Image: Muhammad receiving revelation from the angel Gabriel,
Ja-mi‘al-ta-wa-rı-kh, ca. 1314, Edinburgh University Library

RU Voting: Information and Resources

VotingIn New Jersey, October 13 is the deadline to register to vote by mail or in-person for the November election. Click here for a myriad of resources related to registering and casting your ballot this fall.


David Greenberg, Professor of Journalism & Media Studies and History, and affiliated faculty in the Department of Jewish Studies, participated recently in a panel discussion about the award-winning documentary film Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook, which examines voter suppression in the United States. Watch the film here and then watch the event recording here.

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