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May 2007 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

A conference marking Steven J. Zipperstein’s 15-year leadership as Director of the
Taube Center for Jewish Studies.

Sunday, May 6, 2007; 5:30-7:30pm
Wallenberg Hall Auditorium - Building 160
Steven J. Zipperstein will deliver a reading drawn from his forthcoming book titled:
"I Have Not Told Half of What I Saw": On Reading Isaac Rosenfeld.
 (Yale University Press, 2008.)


Monday, May 7, 2007 9am - 4:30pm
Tresidder - Oak West
Barbara Mann, Tony Michels, Deborah Dash Moore, Joachim Schloer, Sarah Stein and Steven Zipperstein

For the entire program click on: Jewish Culture and Modern Cities

Tuesday, May 10, Noon
Building TBA

Solidarity's Secret: Women's Leadership in the Polish Revolution

Shana Penn, visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California and Director of the Jewish Heritage Initiative in Poland, a philanthropic program of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture.

Tuesday, May 15, Noon
Building 240, Room 201

Apocalypse Then: Eschatology and Violence in Jewish Antiquity
Steven Weitzman, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University

Text and Culture Speaker Series

The Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series

Michael C. Steinlauf, Associate Professor of History, Gratz College

May 17 2007, 8:00 PM
Tresidder - Oak West

Hope and Fear: Y. L. Peretz in 1905 (in English)

May 17 2007, 12:00 Noon
Building 460, 4th floor lecture room

Building the Warsaw Museum of the History of Polish Jews (in English)

May 18 2007, 12:00 Noon
Building 60, Room 61H 

Building the Warsaw Museum of the History of Polish Jews (in Yiddish)

Thursday, May 31, 4:30 pm
Location: Faculty Club

Stanford Event for Arnold Eisen and Ace Leveen
(open only to Stanford students, faculty and staff)