The Jews of Corfu: Between the Adriatic and the Ionian

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UPDATE: Zoom information added for the conservation talk on November 7. Please note that at present, visits to Columbia Library by non-Columbia affiliates are by appointment only. To visit the Columbia exhibition during library hours (10-4), please contact Michelle Margolis (mc3395@columbia.edu) with the names of the visitors and the date that you would like to […]

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Places and Spaces, Sights and Sounds in the N.E. Alexander Library

Please join us at the 11th annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies! All are welcome to this virtual event, but registration is required. This year’s event focuses on researchers studying space and place using resources from the collections. Francesca Bregoli (Queen’s College) will discuss her research in the archive of a cross-Mediterranean family […]

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Save the date! Alexander lecture with Jenna Joselit Weissman, November 1

We are very pleased to announce that Jenna Weissman Joselit, Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of History, and Director of the Program in Judaic Studies at George Washington University will be giving the annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture this year, on November 1, 2016.  The title of the lecture is: “Rock […]

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5th Annual NEA Lecture: David Ruderman on “Missionaries, Mushumadim, and Maskilim

We are pleased to announce that David Ruderman (University of Pennsylvania) will be presented the 5th Annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies.  His topic will discuss a unique instance in Jewish history where Maskilim (Enlightened Jews) defended traditional Judaism against missionary Alexander McCaul.  Reception to follow the lecture.  Additionally, our brand new NEA […]

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Save the date! James Kugel @ CUL, November 19, 2014

We are excited to announce that Professor James Kugel, the Director of the Institute for the History of the Jewish Bible at Bar Ilan University in Israel and a noted scholar and lecturer, will be giving the annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies on November 19, 2014. More information to come… […]

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Norman E. Alexander Lecture: How (and why) the Jews Invented Hollywood

Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce the annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies, featuring Neal Gabler, Senior Fellow at the Norman Lear Center at USC: "How (and why) the Jews invented Hollywood."  The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 16 at the Skylight Room in the Faculty House (64 Morningside Drive, […]

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Early American Jewish Communities and their Printed Texts – This week!

December 9, 2010 (6-7 PM) at the Museum of Biblical Art Professor Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History New York University, will focus on three aspects of Jewish life in early America as they reflect on the first Hebrew bible printed here. She […]

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