Jewish Studies Colloquia


Fall 2006 – Spring 2007

“Jewish Autonomy Implemented and Suppressed: A Brief History of Jewish Politics in Revolutionary Russia, 1917-1918”
Simon Rabinovitch, Brandeis University
September 28, 2006

“Reining in Diaspora’s Margins—An Eighteenth-Century Emissary from Palestine Encounters Central Asia’s Bukharan Jews”
Alanna Cooper, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
October 26, 2006

“Power Without Land: Jews and Warfare in Modern History”
Derek Penslar, University of Toronto and Harvard University
November 16, 2006

“The Redemptive Theology of Yeshayahu Leibowitz”

Chaim Rechnitzer, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati
January 25, 2007

“Towards a History of German Jewish Bible Translation”
Abigail Gillman, Boston University
February 15, 2007

“Jewish Religious Life in Poland-Lithuania and its Successor States, 1750-1914”

Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University
March 22, 2007