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Jewish Studies Lecture Series

Our recent lectures with Dr. Jonathan Sarna and Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman were sponsored by Loyola University New Orleans in conjunction with and in recognition of the Centennial Celebration of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, and with gifts from The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana, Lester and Beverly Wainer, The Luther and Zita Templeman Foundation, The Steeg Family, The Goldring Family Foundation, and the The Woldenberg Foundation. Many thanks to our gracious donors!


Previous Lectures

Spring 2014, Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman: "Christianity and Judaism: God's Double-Helix Through Time"
Fall 2013, Dr. Jonathan Sarna: "American Jewish History Forwards and Backwards"
Spring 2012, Dr. Sander Gilman: "When Did the Jews Become Funny? A New Debate About the Limits of Representation After 9/11"
Spring 2012, Dr. Yael Hirsch: "The Last Marranos: Examining 20th Century Jewish Converts-to-Christianity in Light of the Holocaust"
Fall 2011, Dr. Paul Mendes-Flohr: "Martin Buber & Franz Rosenzweigh: Two Contrasting Paths to Jewish Spirituality"
Spring 2011, Dr. Pinchas Giller: “Beyond Kabbalah: Recent Trends in the Study of Jewish Mysticism"