Dr. Susan Weissman

BRGS was pleased to welcome Dr. Susan Weissman for the first PhD “zoom” lunch of the semester on October 22, 12:30PM-1:30PM.  Dr. Weissman, who is a graduate of BRGS and chair of the Judaic Studies Department at Lander College for Women, discussed her new book Final Judgement and The Dead in Medieval Jewish Thought, which describes medieval Ashkenazic attitudes towards death and the afterlife against the background of the majority Christian culture.  Dr. Weissman also described her intellectual development at Revel and beyond.

 

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