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May 2006 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

May 4, 2006, 6:00 PM
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall
Three of a kind:deutscher, koestler, berlin

Bernard  Wasserstein, Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Prof, Modern European Jewish History, University of Chicago
An Event in Honor of Professor Peter Stansky

This lecture is free and open to the public

May 8, 2006, 12:00 PM
Building 240, Room 201
Tradition and modernity in the Cultural history of Italian Jewry as reflected in the discussion on Science and Kabbalah in the works of Elaijah and Yoseph Shelomo Delmedigo

Rabbi Joseph Levi, Stanford Overseas Program

Open to Stanford Faculty, Students and Staff

May 8, 2006, 4:15 PM
Building 240, Room 201

Jewish Women’s Voices from Medieval Egypt: Reflections from the Cairo Geniza

Renee Levine Mellamed, Schechter Institute, Jerusalem; Visiting Professor, Yale University

Open to Stanford Faculty, Students and Staff

The Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series
Kathryn Hellerstein, University of Pennsylvania

May 17, 2006, 8:00 PM
Lane History Building 200, Room 02
The Art of Sex in Yiddish Poems: Celia Dropkin and her Contemporaries
(In English)

May 18, 2006, 4:00 PM
Tresidder Union, Oak East Room

"Tfiles un lider: Froyen shraybn af yidish" (Prayers and Poems: Women Write in Yiddish)
(In Yiddish)

These events are free and open to the public

May 25, 2006, 12:00 PM
Building 240, Room 201
A Jewish Postal Romance: Secret Aid of American Jews to Soviet Jewry after World War II

Michael Beizer, Hebrew University

Open to Stanford Faculty, Students and Staff