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.
Upcoming Talk: Shifting Jewish Identities and Ideologies From the Dawn of the 20th Century Until the Shoah
Join us for a discussion with Professors Joshua Karlip and Jess Olson introduced and moderated by Dr. Kenneth Moss, Associate Professor and Felix Posen Chair of Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University. Date and Time: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:30 P.M. Location: Belfer Hall, Room 218, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033. Register…
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 […]
When Revel MA student Mrs. Beanah Greenberg learned that she would receive the Shevach ve-Hodaah Teacher’s Award at Shevach High School’s annual dinner, she knew who she had to thank. “I really feel that the award in great part belongs to you and wanted you to share in my achievements,”she wrote in a letter to her Revel professors. “As a result of the scholarship gained and the methodology that I learned at BRGS, my skills as a teacher of Tanakh on a High School level were immeasurably enhanced.”
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:
Most people believe that ancient Greek and Roman sculpture was colored white. Recent scholarship has shown that this assumption is incorrect, as the polychromy of ancient art has been revealed and reconstructed.
Revel Student’s Research Examines Daily Legalities of Biblical Life Through a Comparative Lens
Yeshiva University Celebrates Rabbi Dr. Bernard Rosensweig’s 38 Years of Dedicated Service
Scholars Gather for Symposium on Flood Story’s Depiction in Bible and Film The recently released movie “Noah” brought together top academic minds on Sunday, November 30, at the Yeshiva University Museum for a symposium titled “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” presented by the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva College and…