Celebrating one of the most influential teachers of Tanakh in recent decades, over 200 Revel students, alumni, and faculty—joined by YU undergraduates and members of the Jewish community at large—gathered for the first of Revel’s special lecture events this year: “Nehama Leibowitz and Tanakh Study: Yesterday and Today.” The event, made possible by the Dr. […]
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Revel Lecture Offers Personal Recollections, Academic Analysis of Noted Bible Scholar The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies held its inaugural event of the fall semester’s special lecture series, “Nehama Leibowitz and Tanakh Study: Yesterday and Today,” at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus on October 22. The event, which was attended by more than 200 people, […]
Special Event – The Sephardic Diaspora: A Responsa Workshop with Prof. Matt Goldish (Ohio State University)Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Professor Perelis is opening up this Tuesday evening’s class to interested individuals for a special guest workshop. The Sephardic Diaspora: A Responsa Workshop with Prof. Matt Goldish (Ohio State University) November 12, 2013, 7:00pm Bernard Revel Graduate School Yeshiva University, Wilf Campus Furst Hall Room 307 Prof. Goldish will guide our analysis of two Rabbinic […]
Lecture Presented by Yeshiva College and Revel Offers Insight into the Linguistic and Cultural Process of Becoming FrumMonday, October 21st, 2013
(This article by Yaffi Spodek originally appeared on YUNews and is republished here courtesy of YU Communications.) Dr. Sarah Benor, an expert on the social science of American Jews, discussed several key concepts from her book, Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism (Rutgers University Press, 2012), at an October 15 lecture on YU’s Wilf Campus. […]
Nehama Leibowitz, one of the most influential Tanakh teachers of the 20th century, will be the focus of the inaugural event of Revel’s special lecture series this year. The evening program, “Nehama Leibowitz and Tanakh Study: Yesterday and Today,” will take place on Tuesday, October 22. It will open with recollections of Nehama from Mrs. […]
Revel’s fourth annual Shabbaton, held on April 26-27th, Shabbat Parashat Emor, in Washington Heights, proved to be a wonderful enhancement for the Revel student community, bringing together Revel students of all majors in an informal setting with Professors Mordechai Cohen and Daniel Rynhold.
A team of young scholars that seek to place textual analysis at the forefront of academic halakhah scholarship came to Revel to participate in a symposium on Tuesday evening, April 16th 2013. Around 65 Revel students, alumni, and faculty, as well as other guests, gathered to hear from members of the Graduate Workshop on Jewish […]
The Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies and the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies invite graduate students and advanced undergraduate students to join us for a day of learning, community building and professional growth.
The Bernard Revel Graduate School invites you to a Symposium: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Halakhic Texts by members of the Graduate Workshop on Jewish Law and Methodology, a multi-disciplinary team of young scholars that explores new ways to place textual analysis at the forefront of halakhah scholarship. Its members include doctoral students at the Hebrew University […]
Two conventionally held historical beliefs were challenged by Professor Adam Teller in his recent presentations as a Visiting Scholar at Revel on Wednesday, February 27: (1) that Polish-Lithuanian Jews lived in social isolation from their Christian neighbors; and (2) that the printing press was, in and of itself, an engine of radical social and intellectual […]