Past Events

Professor Julia Cohen to present at the 3rd annual International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington

Sephardi Lives in Living Color Two editors, seven years, fifteen languages, and hundreds of documents. These are the elements of Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History. The impressive new volume out from Stanford University Press was co-edited by Prof. Julia Phillips Cohen of … Read more

10/12/15- Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields Presented by Holocaust Lecture Series

Now in its 38th year, Vanderbilt’s annual Holocaust lecture series is the longest-running program of its kind at any university in the U.S. This year’s theme is gender and genocide which will explore how the multifaceted entanglements of gender and … Read more

Zimmerman Judaica Collection Exhibit Opens

Vanderbilt’s Judaica Collection : 70 Years in the Making -A nearly yearlong exhibition opened in May commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Harry Zimmerman Judaica Collection in the Vanderbilt University Divinity Library. The collection, numbering more than 20,000 titles, … Read more

9/18/2014: Yeshiva U’s Ephraim Kanarfogel on Jews Returning from Apostasy in Medieval Christian Europe – Lunch Provided

Yeshiva University’s E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law and Chair of the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies, Rabbi Dr. Ephraim Kanarfogel, comes to Vanderbilt on September 18th. “There and Back Again: Jews Returning from … Read more