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Dr. Ellen M. Umansky

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Jewish Peace Fellowship
1830 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington , District of Columbia 20009
United States

Company Description: JPF continues to support Jewish resistance--individual and communal-- to the arms race in the United States and Israel and throughout the world. We actively oppose...   more

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Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Master of Arts , Religion
    Yale University Divinity School
  • Ph.D. , Religion
    Columbia University
  • Masters of Philosophy , Religion
    Columbia University
  • B.A. , Philosophy
    Wellesley College
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Kootenay Jewish Peace Fellowship, 25 Oct 2014 [cached]
ELLEN M. UMANSKY serves as the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor of Judaic Studies at Fairfield University.
Dr. Umansky received her Ph.D. in Religion from Columbia University in 1981. She has taught at Emory University, Haverford College, Vassar College, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Princeton. She has also served as a teaching fellow for the Wexner Heritage Foundation and a teaching associate of CLAL, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. In addition, she currently serves on he editorial board of the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion and the editorial advisory boards of The Reconstructionist and The reporter (published by Women's American ORT).
Temple Shalom of Naples, 19 Jan 2007 [cached]
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.
On Sunday morning, we will continue ... [cached]
On Sunday morning, we will continue our women's weekend with a lecture by Dr. Ellen Umansky, head of Judaic Studies at Fairfield University, who will speak on lost women's prayers of the 17th century.
That philosophy is echoed by Dr. ..., 10 Oct 2012 [cached]
That philosophy is echoed by Dr. Ellen Umansky, who heads the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University. "While one of the expectations of the donors in the creation of the Center for Judaic Studies in 1994 was that there would be some sort of 'outreach' to the Greater Bridgeport/Fairfield Jewish community, this was never clearly defined nor mandated," she says.
Dr. Ellen Umansky, Director
Included among the book's editorial ..., 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
Included among the book's editorial committee is Dr. Ellen Umansky, director of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield.
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