You are invited to our 3rd Annual Conference

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place, New York City

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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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Program Agenda

  • 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

  • Closing Remarks

    by Roger Hertog

  • Wine Reception

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the food at the conference be kosher?

    Yes. Breakfast, lunch, and all refreshments served at the conference will be OU-certified kosher.

  • Where is the conference taking place?

    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.

  • What is the nearest airport?

    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.

Questions? Please contact:

Malka Groden at [email protected] or 646-218-9026
Kylie Unell at [email protected] or 646-218-9034

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