Seymour Fox Memorial Lectures
Seymour Fox (1929 - 2006) was the founder of the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
14 March 2016
Prof. Michael Fishbane on "The hermeneutic self: an old-new pedagogic vision."
University of Chicago. Michael Fishbane was trained in Semitic languages, biblical studies, and Judaica. His writings span from the ancient Near East and biblical studies to rabbinics, the history of Jewish interpretation, Jewish mysticism, and modern Jewish thought. Professor Fishbane received a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other major grants, and has twice been a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Hebrew University. Professor Fishbane is a member of the American Academy of Jewish Research, and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Textual Studies by the National Foundation of Jewish Culture.
15 January 2014
Rabbi Sergio Bergman
Lectured on "Taking Judaism from the community to the public political sphere: the Argentinian experience."
11 January 2012
Prof. Patricia M. Greenfield on "Linking Social Change and Developmental Change: Shifting Pathways of Human Development."
Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), one of the founders of the Bridging Cultures Project, and founding director of the FPR-UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development.
7 December 2009
Prof. Daniel Kahneman on "Intuition: Marvels and Flaws"
Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Laureate (2002). Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs of Princeton University.
16 December 2007
Prof. Martha Nussbaum on "Humanistic Education & Global Justice"
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, The University of Chicago Law School.