Maurice GreenberG center for Judaic StudieS SPrinG Celebrating the
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Maurice GreenberG center for Judaic StudieS SPrinG 2009 Schedule of eventS Celebrating the Splendors of Jewish Music 25th anniversary of the Greenberg center conference and Study tour/excavation in israel June 28—July 7, 2009 nof Ginosar hotel on the Sea of Galilee, israel travel Registration deadline: March 1, 2009 Excavate at Bethsaida Study with scholars from around the world Visit our archaeological sites: Jerusalem, Nazareth, Qumran, and Yavne Study tour led by Professors Richard Freund and Avinoam Patt. For more information and an application, call Susan Gottlieb at 860.768.4964 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Mosque of Omar III Jerusalem, 1925 Hazza Abu Rabia Collection februarY WorkShoP Sunday, february 1, 1–3 p.m. Solomon Schechter Day School 26 Buena Vista Road, West Hartford regina Miller early childhood Jewish education Workshop Jewish Music and early childhood education behzad dayanim, Head of School Solomon Schechter Day School Registration is required. Call Karen Trager at 860.727.6137. Sponsored in part by the Arlene and Daniel Neiditz Fund and the Commission on Jewish Education and Leadership March docuMentarY Sunday, March 1, 1:30–3:30 p.m. filM Wilde Auditorium Max Manus United States premiere of film on Norway and the Holocaust John M. Jacobsen, Producer (in Norwegian with English subtitles) lecture Sunday, March 8, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Wilde Auditorium the rabbi haskell lindenthal Memorial lecture “fighting back from the forests: Jews in the Partisans, 1942–1944” fred rosenbaum, Director Emeritus, Lehrhaus Sponsored in part by the Rabbi Haskell Lindenthal Lecture Fund recital Monday, March 23, 7–9 p.m. Senior recital Wilde Auditorium “cycles: from Jewish life and culture to the World of the arts” laura breznick ’09 Pre-Cantorial Program of The Hartt School and the Greenberg Center Reception following in Wilde Auditorium Sponsored in part by the Jerry Wagner Music Collection Fund lecture thursday, March 26, 7:30–9 p.m. Wilde Auditorium the aaron kriwitsky Young Scholar lecture “Jewish Music and all that Jazz— american Jews and Popular Music” Joshua Jacobsen, Northeastern University Sponsored in part by the Aaron Kriwitsky Endowment Fund aPril aWard Monday, april 13, 7:30—9 p.m. Wilde Auditorium cereMonY 45th edward lewis Wallant award recipient: eileen Pollack, author of In the Mouth: Stories and Novellas (Four Way Books, 2008) Sponsored in part by the Dr. and Mrs. Irving Waltman Endowment Fund eXhibition tuesday, april 21 Sherman Museum oPeninG opening ceremony, 12 noon and viGil a vigil at the Sherman Museum Secret Flame of Hope, featuring Israeli artist Motke blum’s images of the Holocaust. The exhibition will open in select locations around the world on this day. Exhibition runs April 21 to August 28, 2009. YiddiSh feStival Wednesday, april 29, and thursday, april 30 Yiddish festival of culture and Music april 29, 7:30—9 p.m. Wilde Auditorium 24th Pincus bernikier Memorial Yiddish lecture “reflections of a vagabond Poet: di balade Ytsik Manger” Miriam hoffman, Columbia University (lecture delivered in English) Sponsored in part by the Dr. and Mrs. Irving Waltman Endowment Fund april 30, 7:30—9 p.m. Wilde Auditorium Jewish Music: roots and revival hankus netsky, New England Conservatory of Music Sponsored in part by the Dr. and Mrs. Irving Waltman Endowment Fund MaY aWard cereMonY Monday, May 4, 7:30–9 p.m. Wilde Auditorium and filM holocaust educator awards ceremony “The St. louis and the Holocaust: the Making of a new, investigative television documentary” keynote by Steve Shaw, Producer Holocaust Educator Awards made possible by the Zola and Rubin Families and the Chase Family Foundation lecture tuesday, May 19, 7–8:30 p.m. Wilde Auditorium lillian Margulies Singer Jewish humor lecture “Our Pal God: reflections on humor and theology” Jeffry Mallow, Professor of Physics Loyola University, Chicago Sponsored in part by Bruce and Roberta Singer Free and open to the public. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact the Greenberg Center after April 1, 2009, at 860.768.4964 for a reservation number. Judaic StudieS courSeS SuMMer 2009 Registration and tuition are required for all courses. Call the Registrar’s Office, University of Hartford, at 860.768.4999. SuMMerterM May 20–June 15, 2009 Section 23007: Monday through Friday SeSSion i 9 a.m.–12 noon JS 205 israel: history and Society Instructor: Avinoam Patt SeSSion ii July 6–august 12, 2009 Section 22487: Monday and Wednesday 5–8 p.m. JS 391 Special topics: Jewish law—development and issues Instructor: Herbert Pick SuMMerterM conference in iSrael June 28–July 7, 2009 the land of israel June 28–July 10, 2009 bethsaida excavations on the Sea of Galilee JS 306 archaeology of the land of israel JS 307 archaeological field Methods and Material culture JS 380 independent Study in Judaic Studies JS 500 bible and archaeology—Graduate level July 12–22, 2009 ulpan hbr 227 hebrew language—beginner hbr 227 hebrew language—intermediate ara 110 arabic language and culture All Greenberg Center programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated. Judaic StudieS courSeS SPrinG 2009 Classes begin Wednesday, January 21, 2009. Registration and tuition are required for all courses. Call the Registrar’s Office, University of Hartford, at 860.768.4999. ara 111 elementary arabic ii JS 336 the arabs and israel h e b r eW l a n G uaG e Section 24773: Tuesday, Section 20353: Wednesday, co u r S e 5–7:20 p.m. 7:30–9:50 p.m. Instructor: Maha Darawsha Instructor: Steven Rosenthal hbr 114 elementary hebrew ii JS 215 intro to World religions JS 425 contemporary Studies: Section 20311: Wednesday, Section 18705: Tuesday and Jewish Prague and Poland 7:30–10 p.m. Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m. Section 19993: Monday, Instructor: Staff Instructor: Richard Freund 5–7:20 p.m. Instructor: Avinoam Patt JS 218 intro to Jewish ethics Section 19181: Wednesday, JS 425 contemporary Studies: 5–7:20 p.m. islam and Judaism Instructor: Richard Freund Section 20310: Thursday, 7:30–9:50 p.m. JS 228 american Jewish Instructor: Hazza Abu Rabia history Section 21861: Monday and neW JS 425 contemporary Studies: Wednesday, 1:30–2:45 p.m. Jewish Music Instructor: Avinoam Patt Section 21900: Thursday, 5–7:20 p.m. JS 324 Modern european Instructor: Adam Berkowitz Jewish literature Section 19989: Monday and Wednesday, 2:55–4:10 p.m. Instructor: Avinoam Patt PleaSe keeP uS uP to date Has your address changed since our last mailing? Do you receive our mailings under the wrong name? Would you like your name removed or someone else’s name added to our mailing list? Do you have e-mail, so that we can keep you informed of Greenberg Center activities? If you answered yes to any of the above, please call the Greenberg Center at 860.768.4964, or e-mail Susan Gottlieb at email@example.com, so that we can update our database. ParkinG: For all events in Wilde Auditorium, please use parking lot D. Handicapped parking is available in Millard Circle and at the rear of Wilde Auditorium (between Abrahms Hall and The Hartt School). For events at the George J. Sherman and Lottie K. Sherman Museum of Jewish Civilization, please use parking lot K (opposite Hartford Art School). For events at the Konover Campus Center, please use parking lot F. current NONPROFIT ORG US POSTAGE Paid eXhibitionS UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD George J. Sherman and Lottie K. Sherman 200 Bloomfield Avenue West Hartford, CT 06117 Museum of Jewish Civilization Mortensen Library, Harry Jack Gray Center Bethsaida: 4,000 Years of Archaeology and History Through February 2009 Wonders of the World a Minnie Goldenberg Photography exhibition Through March 2009 Treasures from the East: Coins and Medals from India and Israel Through April 1, 2009 Museum hours are adjusted periodically according to University of Hartford and community calendars. Call 860.768.5729 or visit www.hartford.ed/greenberg for museum hours. For docent-led group tours of the exhibition or if you are interested in becoming a docent or gallery sitter, contact Susan Gottlieb at 860.768.4964 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.