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Title: Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

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... long collaboratory aimed to explore strategies and best practices of writing talmudic commentary and of feminist writing The Taube Katz collaboratory permitted space and time for the scholars to work on their individual commentaries and collectively discuss the challenges of translating this feminist scholarly contribution into commentary the defining Jewish literary practice for centuries Katz Center IIAS and The Hebrew University partner for 2015 summer school for graduate students in Judaic studies Jews on the Move Translocations Transmissions Transformations in Jewish Culture July 5 9 2015 in Jerusalem Throughout recorded Jewish history from antiquity to the present Jews have relocated as immigrants refugees and travelers and various kinds of movement exile migration pilgrimage as well as the movement of ideas and practice have shaped Jewish history and culture Jews on the Move is an intensive week long graduate level program It offers the opportunity to work with internationally recognized scholars in archives and libraries and will include day trips in Jerusalem The summer program is geared toward graduate students from the various subfields of Jewish studies in the humanities and the social sciences including students who are interested in various aspects of the Jewish past as well as those focused on present day realities For more information please click here The Katz Center Bids Farewell to the 2014 2015 Fellows Thank you to our fellows for a wonderful year studying the origins context and diffusion of the academic study of Judaism Regaining Jerusalem Eschatology and Slavery in Jewish Colonization in 17th Century Suriname Regaining Jerusalem Eschatology and Slavery in Jewish Colonization in 17th Century Suriname Tuesday March 3 2015 5 00 PM Van Pelt Library 6th floor Natalie Zemon Davis University of Toronto with an introduction by Roger Chartier University of Pennsylvania Collège de France Professor Natalie Zemon Davis author of The Return of Martin Guerre recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal former president of the American Historical Association and the Katz Center s inaugural David B Ruderman Distinguished Scholar presented a lecture focusing on eschatology and slavery on the New World plantations of Christian and Jewish settlers in 17th century Suriname Recent acquisition by the Katz Center Library The Moldovan Family Collection of Judaica In the summer of 2014 Joseph and Susan Moldovan both class of 1976 presented an extraordinary gift of over 1 200 books pamphlets scrolls graphic art and art reference works of Judaica to the Penn libraries This collection was assembled over many decades by Joseph Moldovan and his late parents Dr Alfred Moldovan and Jean Moldovan Joseph Moldovan donated the collection to the Penn libraries in his late parents honor and memory The Moldovan collection consists of over 600 haggadot dating from the 17th 20th centuries printed in Arabic Chinese English French German Hebrew Ladino Polish Russian Spanish and Yiddish The largest portion is concentrated in the 19th and early 20th centuries emanating from over twenty different towns cities and countries such as Amsterdam Basel Brisk Brünn Danzig Djerba Frankfurt Fürth Halle Jerusalem Livorno...

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