The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies hosts faculty/graduate student colloquia
with local and visiting scholars.



May 22, 2017
“The Wandering Jew between the Middle Ages and Modernity”
Galit Hasan-Rokem, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 March 3, 2017
"Yiddish Drama & the Aftermath of the Holocaust"
Joel Berkowitz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

February 13, 2017
“Media and Collective Memory in Israel and Beyond"
Noam Tirosh, Ben Gurion University

February 1, 2017 
“The Talmud and the Two-Headed Man”
Sarah Wolf, PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies, Northwestern University

January 9, 2017
"Sins of the Parents in Rabbinic and Early Christian Literature"
Dov Weiss, University of Illinois

December 12, 2016 
“Composing a New Self: Assimilation and German-Jewish Identity in Post-Emancipation Musical Circles”
Amanda Ruppenthal Stein, PhD candidate at the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University