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The Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies

Feb 18, 2013

Speaker: Professor Marc Saperstein, the Horace W. Goldsmith Visiting Professor at Yale University and previously the Charles E. Smith Professor of Jewish History at George Washington University for 9 years

Program Series: Holiday Weekend Study Retreat

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown,...


Feb 18, 2013

Speaker: Professor Marc Saperstein, the Horace W. Goldsmith Visiting Professor at Yale University and previously the Charles E. Smith Professor of Jewish History at George Washington University for 9 years

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD


1391-1492: the Last Tragic Century:...


May 21, 2012

Speaker: Dr. Bernard Dov Cooperman, Louis L. Kaplan Chair and Associate Professor of Jewish History at the University of Maryland

Location: Magen David Sephardic Congregation; Rockville, MD

The Venice ghetto, like the city itself, is now largely the property of tourists. Just as picturesque Venice seems to travelers to...


May 10, 2012

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Dash Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of Michigan and Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies

Location: Temple Sinai; Washington, DC

This lecture reveals the importance of gender in interpreting the modern Jewish past. It highlights...


Apr 26, 2012

Speaker: Dr. Robert Eisen, Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies and Chair of the Department of Religion at George Washington University in Washington, DC

Location: Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington; Rockville, MD

Date: April 26, 2012

In modern times, religious Zionism is often perceived as the most...