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“Sirens in the Synagogue”

2018 Singer Family Lecture

Galit Hasan-Rokem, Max and Margarethe Grunwald Professor of Folklore and Professor of Hebrew Literature (emerita) at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

5:00 pm

Knight Library Browsing Room


Join us as Dr. Hasan-Rokem discusses the exegetical imagination in rabbinic literature by exploring the role of the fatal Siren as a metaphor of interpretation itself.


This event is sponsored by the Singer Family and the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies.

Free and open to the public.  Refreshments provided.