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YU Young Scholars Summer Series

Revel and CJF Present June Community Beit Midrash Series in Englewood, NJ Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Center for the Jewish Future will present a Young Scholars Summer Series hosted by Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, New Jersey, over three Wednesday evenings: June 15, June 22 and June 29. From 7 to

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Kanarfogel Appointed to Prestigious International Advisory Board

Role Will Provide Scholarly Expertise on Behalf of Jewish Communities of Rhineland Professor Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law, has been appointed to an international academic advisory board that will provide scholarly expertise to the Rhineland region in Germany, which is seeking to have the Jewish communities of

Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

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.

The Fifth Annual Revel Shabbaton

The fifth annual Revel Shabbaton, which took place on March 13-14, 2015, parashat Vayaqhel-Pequdei/Parah in Washington Heights, surpassed all previous Revel shabbatonim. Thanks to the assiduous work of Revel alumni Mayer Juni (BRG 2014), Aliza Storchan (BRG 2014), and Yaelle Frohlich (BRG 2012), who planned, publicized, and organized the event, over 50 people signed up […]

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