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Upcoming Virtual Public Programs

Wednesday, August 26, 7:00 p.m.blackkklansman
BlacKkKlansman: Virtual Film Event

Presented by the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival

  • Ron Stallworth, author of Black Klansman
  • David Rabinowitz and Charlie Wachtel, Academy Award-winning screenwriters
  • Professor Enobong (Anna) Branch, Rutgers Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

Sunday, September 13, | 2:00 p.m.Hatikvah
: A Sacred Reading of a Secular Text
The Ruth and Alvin Rockoff Annual Program

Edwin Seroussi, Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology, and director, Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Image: Hatikvah in a collection of Moroccan piyutim, ca. 1920, National Library of Israel

Tuesdays, October 13, 20, 27 | 7:00 p.m.Mohammed receiving revelation from the angel Gabriel
Writing the Oral Torah in Islamic Terms
Three Session Mini-Course

Marc D. Herman, Aresty Visiting Scholar, Bildner Center

Image: Muhammad receiving revelation from the angel Gabriel, Jāmiʿal-tawārīkh, ca. 1314, Edinburgh University Library

Sunday, October 25 | 2:00 p.m.City of the Book
Jerusalem: City of the Book
The Toby and Herbert Stolzer Endowed Program

  • Benjamin Balint, writer, translator, and coauthor, Jerusalem: City of the Book
  • Father Columba Stewart, executive director, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University
  • Bedross Der Matossian, associate professor, Department of History, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Monday, December 7 | 7:00 p.m.Conceiving Agency
Reproductive Authority among Haredi Women
Funded by the Sagner Family Foundation

  • Michal Raucher, assistant professor, Department of Jewish Studies, Rutgers University
  • Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Life editor, Forward


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