Event: Jan 31st, Rick Moreno, UofC, paper available

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us this coming Monday, January 31st, as we host Rick Moreno, University of Chicago Divinity School, in our forum.  He will be presenting a paper entitled “The Jewish Space of Creative Religious Imagination”.  The paper is available for download HERE.

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

See you all there!

Prof. Claire Sufrin’s (Jan 10th) paper available

JST_HB Workshoppers,

This Monday, January 10th, we will be hosting Prof. Claire Sufrin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, who will be presenting a paper of hers entitled “Martin Buber: Between Myth and History.”  It was available for download here but at the request of the author the paper is no longer available to the public.

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

See you all there!

Winter ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers,

As it stands so far, below is our Winter ’11 schedule.*

Jan. 10th: Prof. Claire Sufrin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, “Martin Buber: Between Myth and History

Jan. 31st: Rick Moreno, UofChicago, “Theological Rendering in Modern Jewish Thought

Feb. 14th: Prof. Adam Ferziger, Bar Ilan University, “Ashes to Outcasts: Cremation and Jewish Identity Before and After the Holocaust

Feb. 21st: Prof. Jeffrey Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Divinity School, UofChicago, “Mosaic Prophecy and the Place of the Deuteronomic (D) Source in the Torah

Feb. 28th: Prof. Kenneth Seeskin, Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Professor of Jewish Civilization and Chair of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, “Maimonides on Creation

As always, the events are on Mondays, @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403.

See you all there!

* – Subject to change

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Any questions or comments regarding access or otherwise can be directed to the JST_HB Workshop coordinator at edreff@uchicago.edu

Event today! Prof. Saul Olyan, Brown University

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us today as we host Prof. Saul Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University who will be presenting on “Family Religion in Israel and the Wider Levant of First Millennium B.C.

As always the event takes place in Swift hall, rm 403 @6pm, Monday Nov. 29th.

See you all there!

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!