Department News

Jewish Studies presentations at Beth Israel

Several members of the Jewish Studies program participated in Beth Israel's Night of Learning, which celebrated the holiday of Shavuot.

  • Miles de Klerk '13: "Jews, Maronite Christians, and Food in Waterville"
  • Rabbi Rachel Isaacs: "Comparing Ezra and Ruth: An Intra-Biblical Debate about Intermarriage?"
  • Michelle Seares '13: "On the Ordination of Women Rabbis"
  • Prof. Rob Weisbrot: "The Legacy of Clara Lemlich, Radical Jewish Woman in the U.S. Labor Movement"
  • Charlotte Wiesenberg '13: "The New Promised Land: Maine's Summer Camps for Jewish Youth in the Mid-20th Century"

— May 17, 2013