Public Lectures

The Jewish Studies Public Lecture Series is now in its twentieth year.
Throughout the academic year, renowned scholars from Europe, Israel and America deliver lectures on various Jewish topics, covering the range of Jewish history, philosophy, sociology, religion, culture, and Jewish/Gentile relations. These lectures are widely attended by students and faculty at CEU as well as members of the general public.  Many of the lectures can be found in the volumes of the Jewish Studies Yearbook.


The CEU Jewish Studies Program, while being obliged to discontinue its Public Lecture Series during the present health crisis, is pleased to offer to its students, members, and friends two online sessions with

David B. Ruderman (Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History, University of Pennsylvania)

Jewish Survival and Revival in Early Modern Times

Thursday, 14 May, 5 p.m., lecture, The Jews in the Renaissance: Humanists and Kabbalists
Tuesday, 26 May, 5 p.m., reading session, Historical Thought and the Strategies of Jewish Survival

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