2018-19 Shabbat Learning

Shabbat Learning talks begin on Saturday mornings immediately following Shabbat service, at approximately 11:15 AM. Please check back for changes and additional programs.

October 6
Meir Elran, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv
45 years after the Yom Kippur War - what has changed in Israel's security?

October 20
Anthony Cardoza, Loyola University
Is Balbo Drive Kosher? What to do about Chicago's Own Fascist Monuments

October 27
Hakan Karateke, University of Chicago
The Rosy History of Jews in the Ottoman Empire: a Reassessment

November 3
Benjamin Wolf, ACLU of Illinois
Next Tuesday's Election and Civil Liberties

May 4
Michael Khodarkovsky, Loyola University
Jews in 20th Century Russia: Victims, Bolsheviks, Cosmopolitans, Immigrants, and Oligarchs

December 8
Miriam Frenkel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Chicago
'Hodu': India in Medieval Jewish History and Imagination