Jewish Studies Center

Public Programs

Some of the biggest issues and challenges facing Jewish communities today include philanthropy, business ethics, politics, identity and continuity, the changing face of American Jewry, and many others. The JSC address these issues through a series of lectures, panel discussions, symposia, and specials events that are available to the Baruch community and general public.


                      Spring 2020

5/7/20, Annual Day-Long Conference: Jewish Humor

free and open to the public (more information to come)

Rosalyn and Irwin Recital Hall

Spring 2020 Public Lecture

Dr. Natalia Aleskiun (Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Touro University)

"The Anatomy of Antisemitism: Jews, Cadavers and the Politics of Medical Discourse in East Central Europe"

3/31/20, 5:30 pm, Newman Vertical Campus 14-275

Spring 2020 Film Screenings (co-sponsored with BPAC):


(dir. Christian Petzold, 2019)

2/12/20, 6:30 pm

Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall

The Prince and the Dybbuk

(dir. Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowsk, 2018)

3/11/20, 6:30 pm

Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall


                                                              Fall 2019

Fall Film Screenings (co-sponsored with BPAC):

Shtisel, episodes from the series

9/18/19, 6:30 pm

Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall


Doubtful ( dir. Eliran Elya, 2017)
10/29/19, 6:30 p.m.
Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall

Eva: A-7063 (dir. Ted Green, 2018)

11/19/19, 6:30 pm; a talk back with director Ted Green will follow the screening

Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall 

to reserve tickets, click here

CD Release and Reception: Profs. Eugene Marlow and Grace Schulman's jazz/poety collaboration, "Blue in Green"
10/24/19, 6:00 pm, Newman Vertical Campus, 14-270

Blue and Green CD cover

Public Lectures:

Dr. Alyssa Quint (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research): "The Accidential Rise of Modern Yiddish Theater"

11/5/19, 5:30 pm, Newman Veritcal Campus, 14-270


Visting Artist:  Peggy Ahwesh, New Media Artspace: Unsettled Spaces, 9/16-12/1

151 E. 25th Street

Student Book Club with Professor Polina Kroik, co-sponsored with Hillel, every Thursday at 1:00 pm in VC 7-238 (free lunch and books!): The Property by Rutu Modan

Student Theater Production: The Jewish Question: A Report from the Jewish Deportation As Documented by C.S. Chaplin, written and directed by Baruch alumnus Reuven Glezer and translated and produced by Baruch professsor Debra Caplan

11/25/19, 7:30 pm, Rosalyn and Irwin Engelman Recital Hall








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