Special Event – David Sax on Save The Deli

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us on Monday Nov. 8th as we host Los Angeles Times Best Selling Author David Sax as he presents on his James Beard Award winning book: Save The Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen.

The event is to be catered by Manny’s Deli, so come on out and enjoy the fruits of the Jewish Studies and the Hebrew Bible Workshop and the History of Judaism Area Club.

As always: Monday @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403 (subject to change)

See you all there!

Event – Nov. 1st Anne Knafl

JST_HB Workshoppers,

After a brief respite we continue again, this time with Anne Knafl, PhD Candidate in Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School, University of Chicago, who will be presenting a chapter of her dissertation entitled “Divine Anthropomorphism and the Theophanies at Bethel (Gen 28:10-22; 35:1-15).

The paper as well as handout are available here:  PAPER and Handout

As usual, we meet in Swift Hall, rm 403 @ 6pm.

See you all there!

Erik Dreff

Schedule for Autumn ’10

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Welcome back to a new and exciting year in the Jewish Studies and the Hebrew Bible Workshop.  Below is our schedule thus far for the Autumn quarter of ’10.

Oct. 11 – Ben Thomas, PhD Candidate in NELC at the University of Chicago, presenting on “A Story of Silence: Deuteronomism and the Prophecy of Jonah in the Book of Kings.”

Oct. 18 – Prof. Saul Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University will be presenting on “Family Religion in Israel and the Wider Levant of First Millennium B.C.” – Event CANCELED

Nov. 1 – Anne Knafl, PhD Candidate in Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School, University of Chicago, will be presenting a chapter of her dissertation entitled “Divine Anthropomorphism and the Theophanies at Bethel (Gen 28:10-22; 35:1-15).”

Nov. 8 – Los Angeles Times Best Selling Author David Sax will be giving a talk about his James Beard Award winning book Save The Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen.

Nov. 22nd – Prof. Peter Dembowski, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of French Literature, will be presenting on his book Christians in the Warsaw Ghetto.

As always, we meet in Swift hall rm 403.

See you all there!

Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of French Literature

Final event of the Academic year!

JST_HB Workshoppers,

For the final event of the academic year Jacqueline E. Papour, PhD student in NELC at the University of Chicago, will be presenting on “Teaching and Family in Proverbs 31:10-31.”

A handout with translations is available for download by clicking HERE.

The event will be on TUESDAY June 1st at 6pm in Swift hall rm 200.

Refreshments will be served.

See you all there!

Spring quarter ’10 schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers:

Below are the dates and topics for the remaining workshops of the academic year.  I thank you all for your participation over the past year and look forward to your continued presence in our forum.

May 17th – Prof. Thomas Romer, Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Lausanne and in the College de France, on “Some (Partially) Censored Traditions About Moses Outside the Hebrew Bible.”

May 24th – Prof. Adam Lipszyc, of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, on “Silence inscribed: Derrida reading Rosenzweig, while reading Kierkegaard.”

June 1st (Tuesday) – Jacqueline Eliza Papour, PhD Student in NELC at the University of Chicago, on “Proverbs 31.”

April 26th – Ms. Heather Miller Rubens

JST_HB Workshoppers

It is my pleasure to announce that we will be hosting Ms. Heather Miller Rubens, PhD Candidate in the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity School, this coming Monday in our forum.  She will be presenting on “Lucien Wolf: A “-Jewish” Journalist.”

The event will take place THIS COMING MONDAY, April 26th, at 6pm in Swift Hall rm. 403.

The paper is available for download HERE.

See you all there!

April 12th – Ms. Sunny Yudkoff

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us this Monday, April 12th, as Ms. Sunny Yudkoff, visiting Phd candidate from Harvard University’s NELC Program, will be presenting on “Acknowledging the Erotic: Reintroducing the Yiddish Poetry of Mani Leyb.”

There is no paper for download.

Details: MONDAY, APRIL 12th, 6pm, Swift Hall, rm. 403.

March 8th – Dr. Tzahi Weiss

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for Dr. Tzahi Weiss’ presentation, Monday March 8th, @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403,  is now available for download HERE.   He will be presenting on “Why was the world molded by Alphabetical letters? A Lacanian Perspective.”

See you all there!