Dr. Ellen Umansky, Visiting Scholar
...Dinner with Dr. Umansky by reservation 7pmDr. Umansky, Visiting Scholar 8pm
Lox & Bagel breakfast Dr. Umansky
, Visiting Scholar 9:30 am
...Dr. Ellen M. Umansky:
...Dr. Ellen Umansky is Director of the Judaic Studies Program at Fairfield University in Connecticut.She
has written many articles in her
areas of expertise; these include Jewish Identity in American Society
, The Persistence of Anti-Semitism, What does it Mean to be Jewish?Women and Judaism, and Jewish Science.
Thanks to the generosity of the Shirley and Henry Kraus Endowment for Adult Education
, the fourth year of the Scholar in Residence program will take place February 27-29, 2004.The theme of the weekend is "Jewish Spirituality".There will be presentations at Shabbat services the evening of February 27 and morning of February 28, in the evening of February 28, and in the morning of the 29th.Dr. Umansky received her B.A. in Philosophy from Wellesley College, a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale University Divinity School, and both a Masters of Philosophy in Religion and a Ph.D. in Religion from Columbia University.She has taught at numerous colleges, including the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR).Among many Board positions, she is a member of the Academic Advisory Boards of the HUC-JIR and the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.Dr. Umansky
is the author of many articles and essays, has co-edited a book, and has written a very exciting book soon to be published.