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December 10

Hanukkah lamp shaped like the Temple Menorah Israel MuseumHappy Chanukah from the Bildner Center!

We are delighted to offer outstanding Jewish learning opportunities by making Bildner Center event recordings from the past summer and fall available to you on our website. Simply click on the program titles below.

Click here to enjoy an exhibit of Chanukah lamps at the Israel Museum.

Image: "Hanukkah lamp shaped like the Temple Menorah and surmounted by figure of Judith," the Israel Museum, Jerusalem


Give us your Feedback on the Film Festival3 Resized 2020 Profile

Please take a moment to fill out a short survey about the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival. Your response will be very helpful in our planning for future festivals. Thank you!

Film talk recordings with special guests are available through December 31, 2020.


Recordings of 2020 Bildner Center Events Available Online

Writing the Life of Lucy S. DawidowiczSinkoff book

Dr. Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University
June 17

Resistance: Film DiscussionResistance

Lead actor Jesse Eisenberg, Director Jonathan Jakubowicz, and actress Bella Ramsey
July 15

BlacKkKlansman: Film Discussionblackkklansman

Ron Stallworth (whose memoir is the basis for the film) with Oscar-winning screenwriters Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz. Moderator: Dr. Enobong (Anna) Branch, Rutgers University
August 26

Hatikvah: Sacred Readings of a Secular Texthatikvah

The Ruth and Alvin Rockoff Annual Program
Dr. Edwin Seroussi, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
September 13

*Image credit: Hatikvah in a collection of Moroccan piyutim, ca. 1920. Source: National Library of Israel, Ms. 8o 4116.

city of the bookJerusalem: City of the Book

The Toby and Herbert Stolzer Endowed Program
Panel Discussion
October 25

Herman SeminarRethinking Tradition in the Middle East: Islamic and Jewish Perspectives

Faculty Seminar
Dr. Marc Herman, Aresty Visiting Scholar, Bildner Center
Respondent: Dr. Paola Tartakoff, Rutgers University
December 1

raucher bookReproductive Authority among Haredi Women

Supported by the Sagner Family Foundation
Dr. Michal Raucher, Rutgers University, in conversation with journalist Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt
December 7


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