This past November, Hebrew Union College (HUC) announced a new online public programming initiative, HUC Connect, and invited us to join them “for stimulating lectures with our renowned faculty and guest experts whose scientific rigor, academic scholarship, and Jewish lens offer insight and inspiration on Judaism and women’s studies and culture.” Here are some new offerings for March; to read more details about these and upcoming lectures on a variety of topics, follow this link. All programs are free of charge and all are welcome.
• Topic: Judaism & Culture
“Kashruth (Jewish Dietary Laws), Community, and Control: Shehitah (Ritual Slaughter) Manuals and Their Afterlives in Early Modern Europe” Monday, March 1 at 10:00 am PT (1:00 pm ET) With Dr. Joshua Teplitsky, Associate Professor of History, Stony Brook University. Click here to register.
• Topic: Judaism & Civil Society
“Language and Racism in the United States Today” Tuesday, March 2 at 2:30 pm PT (5:30 ET) Examine the role of language in racism across many sectors of society, from education to employment, from housing to media. Register here
“Race and Identity Today” Thursday March 4 at 2:30 pm PT (5:30 ET) – Click here to register for this panel discussion
• Topic: Judaism & Women’s Studies
“Infertility in the Ancient World” Tuesday, March 9 at 3:00 pm PT (6:00 pm ET) This is the second of three presentations in this series. Register here.
“Leaders Will Put Out the Fire: The Biblical Deborah Reimagined,” will be on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:00 am PT (1:00 ET) Register here.