In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.
In New Book, YU Historian Imagines American Judaism If the Holocaust Never Happened
The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Yeshiva University Museum, in partnership with Rutgers University Press and the American Jewish Historical Society invite you to a nationally-televised conversation with Rabbi Mark Golub and Professor Jeffrey S. Gurock:
Yeshiva University and Jewish Publication Society Celebrate Launch of Outside the Bible
On Monday, September 27, the Yeshiva University Museum, together with the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future, hosted “Judaism and Sacred Space,” a panel discussing Jewish narrative, legal and thinking approaches to sacred space.
A handful of Yeshiva University’s most talented student exhibited their artwork at the YU Museum on March 22 when the University held a celebration of student and faculty creativity at the venue in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. It was the first time student work was on display there.
Yeshiva University Museum is pleased to announce a panel discussion “Figuration, Abstraction and the Spiritual” featuring the exhibition “David Stern: The American Years 1995-2008″ on November 13, 2008 at 6:30 pm. The curator of the traveling exhibition, Karen Wilkin, will introduce and moderate a panel including the artist, David Stern, and the art critic Lance Esplund, as well as noted New York artists Archie Rand and Jill Nathanson. The panel will discuss the visual languages inventive present day artists employ to embody spiritual content in wholly contemporary terms.
The Yeshiva University Museum provides the only North American venue for an unusually significant exhibition of Medieval gold and silver jewelry, tableware, and rare coins discovered just a decade ago concealed within the foundation of a 12th-century house in Erfurt, Germany, a historic center of Ashkenazi Jewry.
Momenta String Quartet, the first ensemble-in-residence at Yeshiva University, performed the world premiere of composer David Glaser’s Kinesis at a concert at the Yeshiva University Museum on Wednesday, April 2, 2008. Glaser is associate professor of music at Stern College for Women.
Yeshiva University Museum’s award-winning exhibit, “A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry,” recently garnered another accolade. The exhibit, which drew praise from The New York Times and Vogue, recently won the 2007 Richard Martin Award for Excellence in the Exhibition of Costume, presented by the Costume Society of America.