Wednesdays from 12pm to 2pm unless otherwise listed
2013: September 12, October 9, December 4, December 13
2014: January 14, February 5, March 5, March 19, April 9
Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall
Epstein Building, Brandeis University
515 South Street, Waltham MA, 02454 (directions/map)
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Join members of the HBI Spring Seminar on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law for a series of informal lunchtime talks exploring the intersection of religious law and women's rights. Given by HBI Scholars-in-Residence and visiting researchers, these presentations of work in progress will cover topics both historical and contemporary, focusing on Jewish and Islamic religious laws and practices. A kosher lunch will be provided.
RSVP required: email@example.com
The HBI Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law is generously funded by a gift from the Dan Fischel and Sylvia Neil Philanthropic Fund.
Sunday, November 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Discussion moderated by Shulamit Reinharz, HBI Director and Founder
The Boston Jewish Film Festival
The Institute of Contemporary Art
100 Northern Ave.
Please purchase tickets.
Feminist Re-readings of Jewish Law: A Celebration of New Works on Marriage, Divorce, Fertility and Contraception with Susan M. Weiss and Ronit Irshai
Thursday, December 12th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
6-7 p.m.: Ronit Irshai, author of Fertility and Jewish Law, introduced by Rabbi Jane Kanarek, Assistant Professor of Rabbinics, Hebrew College
7-7:30 p.m.: Wine, hors d'oeuvres
7:30-9:00 p.m.: Susan M. Weiss, co-author of Marriage and Divorce in the Jewish State: Israel's Civil War, introduced by Dr. Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, director of the HBI Project on Gender, Culture Religion and the Law
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454
Parking in Tower Lot.
Space is limited. Please RSVP.