Upcoming Events

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Professor Jonathan D. Sarna in Conversation with Rabbi R. Karpov

A special conversation between Professor Jonathan Sarna and Rabbi Karpov about her literary rabbinic scholarship, Kabbalistic and ceremonial text translations, Native American Church experiences, Jewish mysticism, writing, literature, teaching, and much more!  All are welcome!

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Friday, March 6, 2015
12 noon to 1 pm
Lown 315

Bring your lunch; Kosher cookies and beverages will be provided.


"The Jew in the Lotus? Talking about Jewish and Buddhist Meditation

Thursday, March 12, 2015
7 pm
Heller G2

The panelists will be:
Emily Sigalow, Ph.D. Candidate Sociology & NEJS, Brandeis University
Shelia Katz, Professor of history at Berklee College of Music and Jewish meditation teacher with extensive training in Jewish and Buddhist traditions
Dan Litrownik, Clinical Trials Specialist at Beth Israel Hospital and meditator in the Insight Meditation.



Farewell to Professor Marc Brettler!

Tuesday, April 21 at 5 pm

After more than 3 decades, Marc Brettler, Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies, will be leaving Brandeis University.  Please join us at 5 pm to celebrate his devoted service, prolific scholarship, and years of teaching excellence as he departs.  To  be held in the Faculty Club; specific room to be announced.  Refreshments will be served.  All faculty, students, alumni, colleagues are welcome!