JACOB AND JENNIE L. LICHTER LECTURE SERIES in JUDAIC STUDIES at the UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

In celebration of 350 years of American Jewish History

In collaboration with Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and the American Jewish Committee

FOCUS ON ISRAEL AND AMERICA: 
EXAMINING MEDIA, HISTORY, RELIGION AND GENDER

October 12, 2004 7:30 pm 
Dr. Jeffrey Shandler, Professor of Jewish Studies 
Rutgers University
"Visions of Israel in American Films"

October 14, 2004 7:30 pm 
Dr. Jonathan Sarna, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American History 
Brandeis University. 
"American Judaism in Historical Perspective"

November 8, 2004 7:30 pm 
Dr. Yaakov Ariel, Associate Professor of Religious Studies 
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Judaism and Evangelical Christianity in America"

December 2, 2004 7:30 pm 
Dr. Paula Hyman, Lucy Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History 
Yale University
"Housewives, Entrepreneurs and Activists: Women in American Jewish History" 


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu