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Scholar-in-Residence: Dr. Magda Teter

Saturday, May 4, 2024 26 Nisan 5784

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM150 W. 85th Street

Dr. Magda Teter is one of the foremost historians of antisemitism. She is the Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies and is a Professor of History at Fordham University. 

Dr. Teter will be addressing one of the most pressing topics in the world today, antisemitism. 

Friday Night (Kabbalat Shabbat Service): Rethinking Antisemitism after October 7th

Shabbat Morning (Shacharit Service): Anti-Jewish Animus and Antisemitism: Traditional Explanations

Shabbat SIR Luncheon: Understanding of Antisemitism: Reconsidering Our Approaches. Q & A to follow.

Dr. Magda Teter is the author of Jews and Heretics in Catholic Poland (2005), Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation (2011), Blood Libel: On the Trail of An Antisemitic Myth (2020), Christian Supremacy: Reckoning with the Roots of Antisemitism and Racism (2023), and of dozens of articles in English, Hebrew, Italian, and Polish. Her essays have also appeared in the New York Review of BooksPublic Seminarthe JTA, and others. Her book Blood Libel won the 2020 National Jewish Book Award, The George L. Mosse Prize from the American Historical Association, and the Ronald Bainton Prize from the Sixteenth Century Society. Teter has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, HF Guggenheim Foundation, Radcliffe Institute at Harvard, the Cullman Center at the NYPL, the NEH, and others. She is currently the President of the American Academy of Jewish Research.

This Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat is sponsored by Mindy, Eric, Charlie, Maya and Sierra Hecht in loving memory of Mindy's father, Dr. Charles H. Feldman, Yitzchak Tzvi ben Yaakov v'Leah, z"l.


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