2020 - 2021

04/21/2021 - Conceptualizing Migration, Memory and Place Through Art 

04/15/2021 - Gender in Modern Hebrew with Guy Sharett

04/06/2021 - In Dialogue: Yossi Klein Halevi and Mohammad Darawshe on Israel and Palestine

03/18/2021 - Text and the City: A Hebrew lesson through the Walls of Tel Aviv with Guy Sharett

11/10/2020 - Krouse Presentation with Kamil Karski; Re-Membering Plaszow. 

10/19/2020 - Roots and Routes: History and Heritage of Ethiopian Jews and Cultural Diversity in Israel

10/05/2020 - Israel Studies Project: Elad Wexler, Bringing Ethiopian-Israelis to the Screen: A Tale of Love and Passion 

08/31/2020 - On a Personal Note: A Conversation with Violinists Joseph Deninzon and Yulia Ziskel


5/7/2020 - Unorthodox Virtual Panel 

April 21 - Virtual Kallah Zoom Session: Etgar Keret and 21C. Jewish Writing 

March 2 - Jennifer Grayson (Hebrew Union College/Xavier University), “'At the King's Gate': Jewish Government Officials and Rabbinic Authority in Abbasid Baghdad"

March 1 - CHICAGO EVENT: Jennifer Grayson (Hebrew Union College/Xavier University), "At the Heart of Islamic Empire: The Jews of Abbasid Baghdad and the Cairo Geniza" 

Jan 27 - Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses (documentary screening and discussion) Advisory Council member Scott Gendell

Jan 21 - CHICAGO EVENT: Lecture by Jennifer Grayson (Hebrew Union College/Xaviery University) 

Dec 3 - CHICAGO EVENT: Israel on the Screen: Between Fauda and Shtisel Dr. Liat Maggid Alon

Nov 14 - Anti-Semitism: Historical Perspectives  Peter Fritzsche (History) and Mark Roseman (Indiana University)

Nov 13 - Rosenthal Lecture: Mark Roseman (Indiana Univ.), "The secret of solidarity: helping Jews in the Holocaust" 

Nov 4 - Goldberg Lecture: Leora Batnitzky (Princeton Univ.), “Race and Grace: Rethinking Paul and its Implications for Modern Jewish Thought and Christian Theology” 

Sept 23 - HGMS Student Performance: grandma's medicine, iraganeko zuloahttps  Ethan Madarieta, Performer, CWL and HGMS Ph.D. Candidate

Sept 9 - Etgar Lefkovits, "Reflections of a Jerusalem Correspondent"  .


May 1 - Primo Levi, upon the Centenary of his Birth

April 30 - Historians in Action: How and Why We Reclaim an Armenian Feminist Past

March 4 - David Myers: The Importance of Jewish History: An Impassioned Plea

October 25 - Stefan Schlüter: Contemporary German-Jewish Relations, Anti-Semitism and Populism in Europe, and Other Issues Affecting Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship

Various Dates: 21st Century Jewish Writing and the World

Various Dates: HGMS Faculty Seminar Series

Fall 2018, Various Dates: Mad Creative


4/23-25/18 - Book Launch Week

Spring 2018 - Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish film series, various dates

Fall 2017 - Hebrew and Yiddish film series, various dates, featuring: The Singing Blacksmith, Arab Labor and The Writer, and The Wandering Jew

Fall 2017 - Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish Film Series, various dates, featuring: Korczak, Aftermath, and The Return

11/6/17 - "12 Nazi Concentration Camps" - Panel discussion with James Friedman, Gary Weissman, and Brett Kaplan. More info on the project here.

10/9/17 - The Destruction of Memory  - film screening


5/4/17 - Finding Oscar 

4/24/17 - Screening of Vita Activa – The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

4/3/17 -  Radical Right and Remembering Part II

2/16/17 -  Strauss/Warschauer Duo, A Klezmer event. For more information about the duo and more event dates check out these links: http://www.klezmerduo.com/ http://tinyurl.com/klezmerduoitinerary, 7 p.m

1/23/17 -  Sayed Kashua, Film screening and Q & A: The Writer, 5:30 p.m. in Lucy Ellis Lounge

Spring 2017 - Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish Film Series, various dates, featuring: Ida, The Innocents, The Hourglass Sanatorium, Little Rose, and Austeria

Spring 2017 - Hebrew and Yiddish film series, various dates, featuring: Motel the Operator, Shtisel, and Mamele.

12/9/16 - SUBmersion Remember: A Performance of Memory

11/4/16 - Radical Right and Remembering in Recent Political History

10/25-26/16 - Masha Gessen lectures

10/21/16 - Luncheon with author, illustrator, painter and conceptual artist, Eugene Yelchin, Noon

10/19/16 - Maxime Decout Workshop, 9:00 a.m.

10/10/16 - Dov Weiss book release event, 5:30 p.m.

10/4/16 - Panel discussion and film screening "The People vs. Fritz Bauer"

9/26/16 - Jewish Studies Workshop with Josh Lambert and evening lecture.

Fall 2016 - Yiddish and Hebrew film series, various dates, featuring: The Light Ahead, Green Fields, The Cantor's Son, and Sallah-Shabati.

Fall 2016 - Israeli film series - "Zohar", various dates


4/18/16 - Peter Balakian