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The 53rd Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture

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Baumgarten profileThe 54th Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture will feature Elisheva Baumgarten of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her talk "Matchmaking and Medieval Family Dynamics: Did Parents Ever Have the Final Word?" which explores the myth of arranged marriages in the time before modernity, and the reality of matchmaking and marriage in the medieval Jewish world during the High Middle Ages within Jewish and Christian cultures. The lecture will be held on October 30, 2017 at 7:30pm in Rapaporte Treasure Hall in Brandeis University Library.