Professor Jay Geller to give keynote address at Institute of Jewish Studies June 17

Headshot of CWRU professor Jay GellerJay Geller, the Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies, will give the keynote lecture at the annual conference of the University College London’s Institute of Jewish Studies on June 17.

This year’s subject of the conference is the life and work of Gershom Scholem, one the leading Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. Scholem’s family is the subject of Geller’s current book project. His talk will be titled “The Scholem Family in German and German-Jewish Historical Context.”

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