Special Events Organized and/or Supported by the Nevzlin Center

 

 Roundtable discussion

Jewish National Movement in the USSR: New Sources and Their Comprehension

 

Date:              January 17, 2017

Venue:          Mount Scopus, Jerusalem

Poster in PDF

 

 

Book Launch Event

The Jewish Museum and Its Place in Modern Culture

Celebrating the Publication of the Album The Museum of Jewish History in Russia

 

Date:              March 31, 2016

Venue:           Mount Scopus, Jerusalem

 

 

 

An Evening in Memory of Prof. Ezra Mendelsohn

(a scholar, a teacher and a friend)

 

Date:               July 6, 2015

Venue:            Mount Scopus, Jerusalem

Program in pdf

 

 

A Symposium hosting Prof. Dariusz Stola, the director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw

 

Topic:             "The Museum of the History of Polish Jews: Reconnecting with Forgotten Past" (Prof. Dariusz Stola)

"Geopolitics and Memory: Museums, Jewish History, and the ‘Usable Past?’" (Prof. Israel Bartal)

Date:               March 18, 2015

Venue:            Mount Scopus, Jerusalem

 

 

Seminar "Russian Jews in the 20th Century in the Mirror of Memoirs" (Orginezed by the Department of Jewish History & Nevzlin Center)

 

Guest Lecture by Gavriel Shapiro (Cornell University)

 

Topic:                         Emergence of National Awareness and the Struggle for Immigration to Israel: Personal Recollections

Date:                         January 5th, 2015

Venue:                      Mount Scopus, Jerusalem

 

 

Annual Lectures in Memory of Professor Jonathan Frankel

Organized by Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry and the Leonid Nevzlin Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

May 2016

Lecturer:                       Dr. David Stromberg

Topic:                             "Exile and Freedom: The Jewishness of Isaac Bashevis Singer"

 

May 2015

Lecturer:                      Dr. Anat Helman

Topic:                            "Local Manners in 1950s Israel"

 

May 2014

Lecturer:                     Dr. Aya Elyada

Topic:                          "The Holy Tongue and the Language of the Jews: Hebrew and Yiddish in Early Modern Christian Writings"

 

May 2013

Lecturer:                    Prof. Immanuel Etkes, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Topic:                          "The Gaon of Vilna and his Students as Heralds of Zionism:  Transformations of a Myth"  

 

May 2012

Lecturer:                    Dr. Jonathan Dekel-Chen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Topic:                         "Jonathan Frankel's 'Other' Scholarly Legacy: Intercession, Informal Diplomacy, Transnational Organizations and What's In-Between"

 

May 2011

Lecturer:                    Dr. Dmitry Shumsky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Topic:                         "Yehuda Leib Pinsker, Auto-Emancipation and 1881"

An article by Dimitry Shumsky, “Leon Pinsker and ‘Autoemancipation!’: A Reevaluation,” published in Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society n.s. 18, no. 1 (Fall 2011): 33–62. (download in pdf)

 

May 2010

Lecturer:                    Dr. Paweł Maciejko, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Topic:                         "Yakov Frank and the Black Madonna of Chenstochova: cet obscure object du desir"

 

 

              

Book Launch Event

Celebrating the Hebrew Publication of Jewish Marriage and Divorce in Imperial Russia by ChaeRan Y. Freeze and Beyond the Pale: the Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia by Benjamin Nathans

 

Date:                         January 7, 2014

Venue:                      The Zalman Shazar Center, Jerusalem

Co-sponsors:           The Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry and the Zalman Shazar Center

 

Program of the symposium in pdf format (Hebrew)

 

 

Book Launch Event

Celebrating the Publication of Jewish Letters at the Pushkin Library: Yosef Haim Brenner's Work and its Connection to Russian Literature and Thought by Rafi Tsirkin-Sadan

Date:                         November 19, 2013

Venue:                      Agnon House, Jerusalem

Co-sponsors:          The Bialik Institute & Publishing House and Beit Agnon

 

 

 

Book Launch Event

Celebrating the Publication of  The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union, edited by Yaacov Ro'i

Organizers:               Nevzlin Center

Date:                          21 January 2013

Venue:                       Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

 

Individual Consultations for Graduate Students with Professor Ziva Galili (Rutgers University)

Organizers:               Nevzlin Center

Date:                          14 March 2012

Venue:                       Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

Guest Lecture by Professor David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary, New York)

Topic:                         “Revolutionaries and Rabbis: Reflections on the Bund and the Jewish Religious Tradition”

Date:                           16 May 2011

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

 

Guest Lecture by Professor Joanna Wojdon (University of Wrocław, Poland)

Topic:                         "The Political Use of History in Education: The Case Study of Poland"

Date:                           13 January 2011

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

 

Symposium

Celebrating the Publication of the Hebrew Edition of the Complete Works of Isaak Babel

Organizers:                The Nevzlin Center and the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Date:                           22 February 2010

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Book Launch Event

Celebrating the Publication of the Late Professor Jonathan Frankel's, Crisis, Revolution and Russian Jews

Organizers:                The Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry and the Nevzlin Center

Date:                           20 January 2009

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

 

Lecture Series at the Avi Chai House, "Jewish Culture in Eastern Europe from the Late 19th into the 20th Century"

Organizers:                The Nevzlin Center and the Avi Chai House

Date:                           November - December 2008

Venue:                        The Avi Chai House, Jerusalem

 

 

Symposium

Celebrating the Publication of the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

Organizers:                The Nevzlin Center and the YIVO Institute, New York

Date:                           7 April 2008

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

 

Book Launch Event

Celebrating the Publication of The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews, edited by Stefani Hoffman and Ezra Mendelsohn

Organizers:                The Nevzlin Center, the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, and the Russian Friends of the Hebrew University.

Date:                           24 March 2008

 

Symposium

"Soviet Jewry and the Refusnik Movement: The National Struggle since 1948," Dedicated to the Opening of the Archival Collection of the Association of Former Prisoners of Zion

Organizers:                The Nevzlin Center and the Central Zionist Archive

Date:                           12 January 2006

Venue:                        Central Zionist Archive, Jerusalem

 

 

Symposium

"Jewish Literature in Russian," in Memory of Professor Shimon Markish

Organizer:                  The Nevzlin Center

Date:                           13 January 2005

Venue:                        Hebrew University of Jerusalem