Speakers Bureau

Name: Shuly Rubin Schwartz
Title: Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History and Walter and Sarah Schlesinger Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

Department: Jewish History

Shuly Rubin Schwartz is Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History and Walter and Sarah Schlesinger dean of graduate and undergraduate studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary.

Author of The Emergence of Jewish Scholarship in America: The Publication of the Jewish Encyclopedia (Hebrew Union College Press, 1991), Dr. Schwartz has written numerous articles on modern Jewish life. Her groundbreaking research into the founding of the Ramah camping movement, "Camp Ramah: The Early Years, 1947–1952," was published in the journal Conservative Judaism. Dr. Schwartz lectures widely on the Jewish family, American Jewish life, and Jewish women's studies. She serves on the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society and the academic advisory boards of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Women's League Outlook magazine, the Hadassah Research Institute on Jewish Women, the Jewish Women's Archive, and the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America.

A third-generation JTS graduate, Dr. Schwartz received her BA from Barnard College and her MA and PhD from JTS.

Biography

Lectures
"Goodbye,
Columbus, Hello Christopher: The Evolution of American Jewry"
"Beyond Fiddler: How Jews Became Part of Mainstream
America "
"Baskin-Robbins Has Thirty-One Flavors: How About American Judaism?"
"All in the Family: Our Jewishness Past, Present, and Future"
"Hero
Israel: American Jewish Women of Valor"
"They Married What They Wanted to Be: Rebbetzins in American Jewish Life"
"We've Come a Long Way, Baby: Feminism and American Judaism"

Topics
American Jewish History
Jewish Women's History
The Jewish Family
American Jewish Culture

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