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January 2010 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Thursday, January 7, 2010 7:30 pm - Open to the Public
Pigott Theater
A discussion with Steve Reich, Beryl Korot, Mark Gonnerman and Vered Karti Shemtov
Steve Reich's Opera: The Cave
Co-sponsored by Lively Arts/SICA/Jewish Studies
Aurora Forum & Jewish Art

Saturday, January 9, 2010 8:00 pm- For tickets, see Lively Arts
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Special appearance by Steve Reich
The Music of Steve Reich: So Percussion
Supported by Stanford Lively Arts and the Shenson Art Fund
Jewish Art

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 12:00 noon
CCSRE Conference Room - Bldg. 360
Zachary M. Baker, Curator of Judaica & Hebraica Collections, Stanford Libraries
Mahler, Copland, Bernstein... and Rumshinsky? Reflections on the Yiddish Theater and Its Legacy
Clara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture Series and Jewish Art

Thursday, January 14, 2010 7:00 pm
Levinthal Hall - Humanities Center
A Reading and talk by translators Chana Bloch, Professor emerita of English and Creative Writing, Mills College, and Prof. Chana Kronfeld, Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
Hovering at a Low Altitude: The Collected Poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch
Co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:00 noon
Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460) - Terrace Room
Prof. Robert Alter, Class of '37 Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
The Book of Psalms

Monday, January 25, 2010
Building 260- Room 252 (German Studies Library)
Prof. Menachem Lorberbaum, Department of Jewish Philosophy, Talmud & Kabbalah, Tel Aviv University
Religion and Politics in a Post-Secular Age
Co-sponsored by DLCL and FCE

Monday & Wednesday, January 25 & 27, 9:00-12:00 noon - For participants only
Stanford/Berkeley Block Seminar in Jewish Religion and Culture
Prof. Robert Brody, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Geonic Literature
Text and Culture Series

January 2010 Jewish Studies co-sponsored events

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 7:00 pm- Art Opening
Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center for Jewish Life
Jack Cymber, a Venezuelian-Israeli painter
4 Worlds, exhibit open through January 29, 2010
Sponsored by Hillel at Stanford