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Recent Content

EVENT: Naharaim Special Section Launch | Bildung and Therapy: German-Jewish Self-Formation (March 30)

The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center
and Naharaim: Journal of German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History
invite you to the online launch event of

Bildung and Therapy: German-Jewish Self-Formation

A special section in the latest issue of Naharaim
(Volume 15, no. 2, 2021)

EVENT: The Myth of Stan Lee: A Conversation with Abraham Riesman (March 28)

Monday, March 28, 2022, 3:00–4:30 p.m. Pacific, Zoom

Journalist Abraham Riesman will discuss True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee, his revelatory biography of the legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, Lee’s complicated Jewish identity, and Lee’s role in shaping comics and the entertainment industry today, in conversation with San Francisco State University’s Prof. Rachel Gross (Jewish Studies) and Prof. Nick Sousanis (Comics Studies).

EVENT: The YU Israelite Samaritans Project: First Public Viewing of "The Samaritans: A Biblical People," NYC (March 27)

Join the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, Israelite Samaritans Project, on March 27, 2022, at 2 p.m., for the first public viewing of The Samaritans: A Biblical People, ha-Shomronim: Edah. Torah. Har., produced by renowned Israeli filmmaker Moshe Alafi.

FEATURED JOB: History and Humanities teacher, Ramaz Upper School

Ramaz Upper School, History

History and Humanities teacher

The Ramaz Upper School, a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seeks a full-time History and Humanities teacher to teach in our core history sequence as well as contribute elective courses that encompass history, literature, and/or philosophy. The core sequence consists of three years of world history (including American history) with special attention paid to Jewish history.