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Help us Welcome Scholar in Residence Prof. Jack Wertheimer!
Dr. Jack Wertheimer is the Joseph and Martha Mendelson Professor of American Jewish History at The Jewish Theological Seminary. His area of specialization is modern Jewish history, with a particular focus on trends in the religious, educational, and organizational sectors of American Jewish life since World War II.
Dr. Wertheimer is the author or editor of more than a dozen volumes. Most recently, Dr. Wertheimer has written a number of studies about the rapidly evolving field of Jewish education:
From 1997 to 2007, Dr. Wertheimer served as provost, the chief academic officer of JTS. He also served as the founding director of the Joseph and Miriam Ratner Center for the Study of Conservative Judaism from 1987 to 2008. The Ratner Center preserves the records of the rabbis, synagogues, and organizations of the Conservative Movement and also promotes research on the history and contemporary state of Conservative Judaism.
Sponsored by the Harold z"l and Millicent May Scholar in Residence Program.
Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 7:00pm
Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at 9:00am
A dessert reception with immediatly follow Kiddush.