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November 2009 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Monday, November 2, 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conf Room
Prof. David Roskies, Department of Jewish Literature, The Jewish Theological Seminary
"Reading Yiddish from Right to Left: A Conversation with David Roskies"

Friday, November 6, 2009 12:00 noon - By Invitation Only
Stanford University
Jamie Bernstein, artist
Leonard Bernstein and the Bible
Jewish Art

Saturday, November 7, 2009 8:00 pm- For tickets, see Lively Arts
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Jamie Bernstein with Michael Barrett, piano, William Sharp and Judy Kaye, singers
A Portrait of Leonard Bernstein
Supported by Stanford Lively Arts and the Shenson Art Fund
Jewish Art

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hewlett building- Room 200
The Jewish Community Endowment Fund Lecture
Michael Chabon, author, Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist
In Conversation on Notions of Home with John Felstiner, Professor of English
Co-sponsored with American Studies and the Program in Creative Writing

Thursday, November 19, 2009 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Levinthal Hall- Humanities Center
The Aaron-Roland Lecture in Jewish Studies
Prof. Moshe Halbertal, Department of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
At the Threshold of Forgiveness: On Law and Narrative in the Talmud
Co-sponsored by The David S. Lobel Visiting Scholar In Jewish Studies Fund & Stanford Humanities Center

Friday, November 20, 2009 12:00 noon
Kehilla Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
Moshe Halbertal in conversation with Meir Shalev
First Loves in the Bible


Co-sponsored Events:

Sunday, November 1, 2009 12:30-6:00 pm - For more information, see JCC San Francisco
BookFest 2009
Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 12:00 noon
Bldg. 260 - Room 252
Carles Torner, Head of the Literature and Humanities Department, Institut Ramon Llull
Shoah: The Excavating Gaz
Sponsored by the Iberian Studies Program

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8:00 pm - For tickets, see JCC Palo Alto
A. & J. Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
3921 Fabian Way, OFJCC Campus
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Meir Shalev, Israeli writer (in Hebrew)
Cultural Dialogues: Meir Shalev
Sponsored by with the Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto