Poet and essayist Joy Ladin will give two free public presentations during an upcoming visit to Ithaca College. Ladin holds the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University, where in 2007 she became the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish...
On March 28, 2013, the Jewish Studies program at Ithaca College and the LGBT Center are bringing Dr. Joy Ladin to Ithaca College. At 7:30 p.m., in Textor 101, she will be speaking on her experiences as a transgender Jew, transitioning from male to female and teaching at Yeshiva University, an Orthodox Jewish university in New York City.
The Jewish Studies program at Ithaca College presents:
Israel: Towards a Shared Society Between Arab and Jewish Citizens
A talk by Batya Kallus
Wednesday, December 5, 7:30 pm
Room 103 of the Park Center for Business, Ithaca College
Free and open to the public...
“Signs of Life: Depicting the Warsaw Ghetto in A Film Unfinished”
Film and lecture on the Holocaust, November 8 and 12
The Jewish Studies program at Ithaca College is presenting a film and lecture on the Holocaust. On Thursday, November 8, in Textor 101, at 7 pm, we will be screening Yael Hersonski’s film, A Film...
Rebecca Lesses, associate professor in Jewish Studies, has just published an article in The Jewish Annotated New Testament (edited by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Brettler, and published by Oxford University Press). Her article is entitled "Divine Beings." This is the first edition of the New Testament to be commented upon entirely by Jewish scholars of biblical studies.