New Bi-weekly Seminar

This past week the Straus center launched a new bi-weekly seminar for the Beren Campus Straus Scholars given by the director of the Straus Center, Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik. The first work being addressed in the seminar is Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l’s famous speech Kol Dodi Dofek. Rabbi Soloveichik began by setting the familial background […]

The Holy Family

On November 20, 2019, Dr. David Shyovitz, Associate Professor in Northwestern University’s History Department, Director of the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies and author of A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz, addressed Straus Center faculty and the Wilf Campus Straus Scholars in a fascinating lecture that […]