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Monday 28 - Tuesday 29 July 2014

Defining Jewish Medicine

medicine

Registration is open for our symposium:

Thursday 11 September 2014

"...And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe"

News & Events

IJS News

Spring 2014 Public Lectures

Tuesday January 21st
BOOK LAUNCH
Joanna Michlic, Bristol University
Bringing the Dark to Light - Memory of the Holocaust in
Postcommunist Europe

Lecture 6pm, Institute of Archaeology lecture theatre, 31-34 Gordon Square
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Published: Mar 25, 2014 4:03:00 PM

Chanukah candle-lighting

The IJS is pleased to announce a last night of Chanukah candle-lighting on Wednesday December 4th.
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Published: Dec 4, 2013 11:15:14 AM

Change of Venue November 11th

Please note the change of venue for our lecture 'David to Nehemiah: new fragments from Kenyon's Jerusalem'.

Please note this event will take place at 6pm in Lecture Theatre G6, Ground Floor, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPY, 
NOT IN THE CHADWICK BUILDING AT UCL AS PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED.

Refreshments will be available after the lecture.

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Published: Nov 7, 2013 7:23:07 PM

Lecture Change 17 October 2013

This is to let you know that Piet van Boxel is unable to give his lecture: More...

Published: Oct 10, 2013 7:09:04 PM

Autumn 2013 Public Lectures

Wednesday October 2nd
Eleonora Bergman, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw
An Extraordinary Archive: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Warsaw Ghetto
Lecture 7 pm, Lecture Theatre 2, Cruciform Building More...

Published: Sep 9, 2013 6:36:12 PM

IJS Events

medicine

Defining Jewish Medicine

The association between Jewish doctors and their calling has roots which go back to the Babylonian Talmud and proceed throughout the Middle Ages into modernity, with major contributions to medicine being made by Jewish practitioners. A fundamental aspect of this question is how to define 'Jewish medicine' throughout its long history. Developing a clear profile will have considerable influence on the way we view the connection between Jews and medicine. The conference will present different aspects of research on Jewish medicine - its origins, its historical context, how medicine could be influenced by Jewish law and custom (halachah) and how the role of the Jewish doctor has evolved over the centuries.  More...

Starts: Jul 28, 2014 9:45:00 AM

"...And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe"

Organised by the Jewish Historical Society of England and the Institute of Jewish Studies, UCL More...

Starts: Sep 11, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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