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Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

Tenenbaum Lecture: The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto

On February 22, 2021, at 7:30 PM EST, Emory’s annual Tenenbaum Family Lecture Series in Judaic Studies will explore “The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto: A Story of Spiritual Resistance,” with guest scholar David E. Fishman of The Jewish Theological Seminary via Zoom.

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Rose Library Welcomes Visiting Archivist to Process Southern Jewish Collections at Emory

While many on Emory’s campus, including students, faculty, and staff, can transition their roles to virtual positions during the COVID-19 pandemic, one job can still only be done in person. Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archive, and Rare Book Library hired a new archivist over the summer to focus on Jewish Studies-related collections.
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Udel and Duke Discuss Honey on the Page

On Tuesday, October 20 TIJS held a virtual celebration for the release of Professor Miriam Udel’s new book, Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature. Professor Udel was joined by Professor Marshall Duke, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology.
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Rothschild Lecture Speaker Tackles American Jews, Whiteness, and Racial Justice

Thursday, October 29th marked the 12th Annual Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild Lecture. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time the lecture was held virtually via Zoom.
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