We are thrilled to announce the annual Alexander Library Celebration of Collections for 2023, which will take place virtually on November 9, 2023 at 12 PM EST. This year’s event will feature the following speakers and topics, and focusing on rare books and manuscripts from Spain, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire, spanning the 14th through the 18th centuries. Register here!
Rabbi Dr Jacob J Schacter, University Professor of Jewish History & Jewish Thought (Yeshiva University)
Hakham Zevi Ashkenazi and Rabbi Jacob Emden in Columbia’s Judaica Collection
Abigail Slawik, Conservator (Columbia University Libraries)
Conserving a 14th-century Hebrew Bible from Spain in Columbia University Libraries’ Collection
Shai Zamir, Lapidus Graduate Fellow (Center for Jewish History)
Jewish-Christian Polemics in Judeo-Spanish