George Washington University Law School and the National Constitution Center
Ruth R. Wisse
Harvard University and the Tikvah Fund
Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Deborah E. Lipstadt
Institute for National Security Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
The Jewish Review of Books invites you to our 3rd annual conference on Sunday, January 14 to discuss the important issues of the day, as well as the enduring themes of Jewish life and thought with scholars, leaders, and intellectuals who will give us a great deal to examine. Please join us for a fascinating program.
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Tickets are $300 for JRB subscribers, $360 for non-subscribers. Seating is limited. Your ticket includes breakfast, lunch, and wine reception. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible.
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Welcome and Introduction
by Abe Socher
Mendele Mokher Seforim (or, How to Criticize Fellow Jews…)
with Ruth R. Wisse
Liberal Arts and Jews on Campus
with Deborah E. Lipstadt and Peter Berkowitz
American Jews and Israel, the History of a Relationship
with Daniel Gordis
Louis Brandeis and the Art of Biography
with Jeffrey Rosen
Politics, Strategy, and Diplomacy in the Middle East
with Amos Yadlin and Elliott Abrams
by Roger Hertog
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Breakfast, lunch, and all refreshments served at the conference will be OU-certified kosher.
The conference is taking place at the Museum of Jewish History on Battery Place in downtown Manhattan. The site is accessible by public transportation and conveniently located to several parking garages for those who choose to drive. The full address is:
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280
A comprehensive list of directions by public and private transport can be found at the museum’s website.
For those flying in for the conference, Newark Liberty International Airport (NJ), John F. Kennedy Airport (NYC), and LaGuardia Airport (NYC) are all suitable options. Please note that LaGuardia is undergoing renovations, and visitors may be subject to extended delays when entering or leaving the airport.
What are past attendees saying?
The speakers were true intellectuals and the agenda was well-chosen and timely.
The conference was tremendous…really a special experience.
Ruth Wisse is a remarkable woman.