Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion launches the Spring 2003 Community Programs: museum exhibitions, continuing legal education, lectures, courses, outreach and study sessions, as well as extensive adult education courses.
February 20–June 4, 2003
Thirty Pieces/Thirty Years: Works by Ann Sperry
Sculptor Ann Sperry’s first major retrospective exhibition explores the relationship between her feminism, innovative approach to sculpture, and her identity and Jewish heritage.
February 10–June 27, 2003
Lilith Magazine: Women Transforming Judaism
Lilith, the award-winning independent Jewish women’s magazine, is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary with an insightful exhibition on the changes it has made in women’s lives.
February 11, 7:00 PM
LILITH: What Does It Mean for a Magazine to Have a Mission?
A multimedia evening with Lilith Editor in Chief Susan Weidman Schneider, Editor at Large Rabbi Susan Schnur, and professors Hasia Diner and Evelyn Torton Beck.
Thursday, February 13, 7:00 PM
Duties of the Heart: Ethics and the Soul
$15 pre-registered, $18 at door
Dr. Alan Morinis provides a hands-on excursion on the path to Jewish wisdom as we study together a selection from The Duties of the Heart by Rabbi Bachya ibn Pakuda.
March 12, 7:00 PM
The Womantasch! Reclaiming Purim with Rabbi Susan Schnur
Underneath the Purim we know lies an entire women’s holiday. Come and explore it.
March 25, 6:00 PM
Women Who Sculpt
Three contemporary Jewish women sculptors, Janet Echelman, Ann Sperry, and Barabara Zucker will discuss their work.
April 3, 7:00 PM
Lilith's Literary Lights
Women authors whose writing has been published by Lilith include Cynthia Ozick, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Erica Jong, Grace Paley, Myla Goldberg, Blu Greenberg, Judith Plaskow, Lelea Newman, Eve Ensler and more. Call us to hear who will be reading and talking this evening.
Wednesday, April 9, 6:30 PM
Judaism And The Death Penalty
A panel discussion with Dr. Steven Greenwald, President of the Metropolitan College of New York; Nat Lewin; Rabbi Michael Chernick, Deutsch Professor of Jewish Jurisprudence and Social Justice and Professor of Rabbinics at HUC-JIR; Suzanne Last Stone, Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
May 7, 7:00 PM
A Celebration of Jewish Women's Music
March 23 at 3:00 PM
The Annual Max and Florence Minsky Concert at HUC-JIR
This concert features the SSM second year class singing Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino music, accompanied by Joyce Rosenzweig.
For more information about Kollel programs, please call 212.824.2293 or visit www.huc.edu/kollel/spr03 (defunct)