Oct 13, 2004 — The Leonard and Bea Diener Institute of Jewish Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women will host an international conference, “Between Rashi and Maimonides: Themes in Medieval Jewish Law, Thought, and Culture,” November 21-23.
The conference will feature speakers from Cardozo, Stern College, and Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, as well as an array of scholars from institutions in New York, Israel, and Canada. It will be held at Cardozo’s Brookdale Center (55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street) and in two venues at the Beren Campus (215 Lexington Avenue and 119-121 E. 29th Street).
Five sessions comprise the conference: “Methodologies of Legal interpretation,” “Mysticism and Exegesis,” Comparative Perspectives,” Dimensions of Maimonidean Thought,” and “Multidisciplinary Approaches.” All sessions free and open to the public. For information, please call the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern, 212-340-7730.