Jewish Studies Center

Past Events

April 8 -11, 2013: Holocaust Remembrance Week

November 15, 2012: A Reading & Conversation with Author Etgar Keret

November 7, 2012: A Reading & Discussion with Poet Charles Bernstein

October 25, 2012: A Pound of Flesh: Jews and the Renaissance

October 15, 2012: Are American Jews the Most Secular People on Earth?

September 13, 2012: New Books, New Lives: Jewish Immigrant Women, Reading and Identity

May 19 & 20, 2012: Folksbiene Solo Series presents A Yiddish Bouquet

May 15, 2012: Sephardic American Jewry Conference: Communities and Contributions

May 9, 2012: National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene presents Love, Labor, Loss

April 25, 2012: Weissman Talks presents An Evening with Rebecca Goldstein

April 18, 2012: A Talk Entitled "The Wandering Jew: The Jewish Immigrant Experience in World Cinema"

April 17, 2012: NYT-F presents Ghetto Tango, in commemoration of Yom HaShoah

March 26, 2012: NYT-F presents Traveling the Yiddishland

March 21, 2012: A Talk Entitled "General Ulysses S. Grant & The Jews"

March 20, 2012: A Reading & Conversation with Laurie Sheck

December 15, 2011: The Heritage Ensemble Chanukah Concert with Eugene Marlow

November 30, 2011 (5:30PM - 7:30PM @ Engelman Recital Hall): Weissman Talks presents a special screening of "Between Two Worlds." The film, which is a newly released and widely praised documentary, reveals the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today's American Jewish community. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film's directors, Alan Snitow and Deborah Kauffman. Baruch professor Clarence Taylor, who was consulted for the film, will introduce the directors. This event is co-sponsored by the Baruch Performing Arts Center.

November 14, 2011: Marie Curie Nobel Centennial Symposium ft. Roald Hoffman (Holocaust Survivor & Nobel Prize Laureate)

November 7, 2011: An Evening with Art Spiegelman

September 22, 2011: A Conversation with Ishmael Khaldi

September 21, 2011: An Evening with Poet Jacqueline Osherow

September 15, 2011: The First Annual Benefit

May 15 - June 26, 2011:  The Adventures of Hershele Ostropoyler

May 5, 2011:  German-Speaking Jews in New York City:Their Immigration and Lasting Presence

April 7, 2011: Sacred Trash:The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

April 5, 2011: Sephardic Finance Panel Discussion

March 17, 2011:  Faculty Presentation: American Jewish Politics Today: The End of Consensus

March 16, 2011:  Dr. Ken Frieden Guest Speaks: Between Yiddish and Hebrew: Literary and Cultural Confluences

March 15, 2011:  Lecture: Farewell to the American Dream? Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and the Future of Citizenship

March 6, 2011: Sneak Preview of "The Dybbuk"

Nov. 10, 2010: Panel Discussion: Jewish Immigration to New York

Nov. 10, 2010: Launch of the Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College

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