News & Announcements

The 13th Lavy Colloquium: April 9-13

Next week, join us for the annual Lavy Colloquium at the Smokler Center for Jewish Life. The theme of this year’s colloquium is, Herem: The Sources, Practice, and Representation of Ex-Communications and Bans in Rabbinic Culture. Through a team of leading scholars, the conference will provide a panoramic overview of the theory and practices of herem from Mishnaic times through late modernity.

Amos Morris-Reich Presents “Photography and Ideologies of Vision”

On Feb. 16, joins us as Amos Morris-Reich, director of the Bucerius Institute for Research of German History and Society at the University of Haifa, presents, “Photography and Ideologies of Vision.” The event will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. Location TBD.

12th Lavy Colloquium Agenda Announced

Join us Nov. 6-7 for the 12th Lavy Colloquium titled, “New Frontiers in the Study of Modern Hebrew Literature.” The Lavy Colloquium was founded in 2005 through the generosity of Norman Lavy, MD, FACP, and Marion H. Lavy. The colloquium examines and considers ideas related to Jewish civilization.