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The Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies

Apr 23, 2018

Speaker:  Rabbi Lee Levine

Program Series:  Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman Distinguished Scholar Series

Location:  Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Chevy Chase, MD

Date: November 21, 2017

The study of ancient Jewish art is a relatively new field fueled by ongoing archaeological discoveries. Only in Late Antiquity (third to seventh...


Feb 28, 2018

Speaker: Rabbi Sid Schwarz

Program Series: Jewish Enrichment

Location: Adat Shalom, Bethesda, MD 

Date: January 24, 2018

Rabbi Sid Schwarz does pioneering work uncovering organizations across North American that re-inventing conceptions of Jewish identity and Jewish life. This session provides insight into the people...


Feb 27, 2018

Speaker: Rabbi Reuven Hammer

Program Series: Joshua O. Haberman Distinguished Speaker Series

Location: Tifereth Israel Congregation, Washington, DC 

Date: November 16 

Since the rise of Christianity, the God of Judaism has often been depicted as a God of vengeance, while the God of Christianity is portrayed as the God...


Feb 27, 2018

Presenter: Yale Strom 

Vocalist: Elizabeth Schwartz

Location: Tikvat Israel, Rockville, MD 

Date: October 28, 2017

Man From Munkacs: Gypsy Klezmer, one of many award-winning films directed by Yale Strom, explores the symbiotic relationship between the Rom Gypsies and the Jews who lived together before and after World...


Feb 27, 2018

Speaker: Izabella Tabarovsky

Program Series: Jewish Enrichment 

Location: Ohev Shalom - The National Synagogue, Washington, DC

Date: September 27, 2017

While many of us know Babi Yar, this was not the first such massacre, nor was it unique in its scale. This story is asking to be told.