Jewish Studies

Larry Josefovitz
Wednesdays, February 3-24|1-3 p.m. ET

The core repertoire of Verdi and Wagner owes much to the works of their great predecessors. Wagner sought Meyerbeer's influence, emulated him, and later reviled him in his essay, Judaism in Music. His admiration for Halevy's 1835 opera La Juive (The Jewess) however, was lifelong.

Cathy Lesser Mansfield
Tuesdays, February 9–March 2|11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Join Cathy Lesser Mansfield, of the Consortium for the Research and Study of Holocaust and the Law (CRSHL), to discuss films that relate to law and the Holocaust including Judgment at Nuremberg, Denial, Conspiracy, and The Woman in Gold. If you have not seen these films, please watch them prior to class. 

Assaf Boker
Thursdays, February 18 - March 11|1-2:30 p.m. ET

Join Assaf Boker as he guides you through the history, archeology, religions, and sites of Jerusalem. Beginning with life in Jerusalem during the time of the Temple, visit the Southern Wall archaeological excavations where you will gain a better understanding of Jewish life 2000 years ago. Then travel to Mt.

Steven Windmueller
Thursdays, March 4-25|7-8 p.m. ET

Join Steven Windmueller for a look at American Jewish behavior in reaction to our country in crisis.