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Elisheva Baumgarten Scholar-in-Residence

Saturday, June 16, 2018 • 3 Tammuz 5778

6:15 PM - 7:55 PMLeft Hand Social Hall

Please join us on Shabbat, June 16th for a Memorial Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton with Dr. Elisheva Baumgarten, in memory of Rivka & Rabbi Yitzchak Haut z"l. Generously sponsored by the Haut, Rosenberg, and Weissman families in loving memory of their parents.

Dr. Elisheva Baumgarten will speak twice over the course of Shabbat:

12:00-12:30 PM - Post Musaf Shiur:
JEPHTHAH'S DAUGHTER, CALENDAR AND WATER
 

6:15-7:55 PM - Seudah Shlishit and Shiur:
THE MERITS OF MATRIARCHS: COLLECTIVE MEMORY AND COMMUNAL PRACTICE 

 

Elisheva Baumgarten is the Prof. Yitzhak Becker Chair for Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University where she teaches in the History and Jewish History Departments. She studies the social history of the Jews of Medieval Ashkenaz. She is currently leading a research project entitled Beyond the Elite: Jewish Daily Life in Medieval Europe funded by the European Research Council. During 2017-2018 she is the George William Cottrell, Jr. Member at the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

 

Please RSVP for the Seuda Shlishit below:

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