Professor discusses intricacies, patterns of oldest complete Torah scroll
By Hallie Kay
An acclaimed professor and expert on the transmission of the Hebrew Bible, Jordan S. Penkower, came to College Park Tuesday to discuss the one-of-a-kind intricacies of the oldest complete Torah scroll.
Penkower, a published author who has done extensive work on the intricacies of the ...
Polish historian comes to UMD to present “Historical Atlas of Hasidism”
By Hallie Kay
A Polish historian and professor discussed the magic of Geographic Information Systems and the patterns of Eastern European Hasidism Thursday evening in Susquehanna Hall at this university.
Marcin Wodzinski, director of the Center for the Culture and Languages of the Jews at the ...
Culinary, historical expert explains black-Jewish identity through food
UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted April 5 at 11:21 p.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article.
By David Jahng
Michael Twitty, a food blogger, teacher of Judaism, and writer on Jewish cultural issues, visited this university to discuss how kosher and soul food ...
Meyerhoff: 40 years and the future
By Brittany Britto
Members of the Jewish community from across the country gathered in Tawes Hall last month for a daylong conference celebrating 40 years of Jewish studies at this university.
“Jewish Studies in America: Past, Present and Future,” a series of roundtable discussions, brought together faculty, alumni and other ...