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Stillman Lectures at Stern College

Celebrated Scholar Speaks About Jews in the Islamic World On Dec. 11, 2018, the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Program in International Relations (Dr. Ronnie Perelis, director) hosted the world-renowned scholar Dr. Norman Noam Stillman at Stern College for Women. Dr. Stillman is Schusterman/Josey Chair in Judaic History Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Stillman drew […]

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International Conference Held at Yeshiva University Museum

On Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, in collaboration with the Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Jewish Studies, the Dahan Center for Culture, Society & Education in the Sephardic Heritage and the Yeshiva University Museum, will host an international conference titled “Displacements of Jewish Communal Life in Islamic Lands and Cultural […]

Rabbi Elie Abadie Appointed Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies

Rabbi Elie Abadie, MD has been appointed director of Yeshiva University’s (YU) Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies. Rabbi Abadie will coordinate all activities of the Academic Sephardic Studies Program and will also offer courses on Sephardic halakhah (Jewish law) and tradition at Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women. The Safra Institute prepares students for leadership roles in Sephardic communities.