Join us this spring for the Leon Levy Foundation Lectures in Jewish Material Culture. Miriam Frenkel will deliver three lectures in a series entitled “The Matter of Things: Material Culture in the Medieval Islamicate World.” Lecture 3, “Home and Food: The Jewish Home and the Mediterranean Diet as Reflected in the Geniza,” will take place on Wednesday, February 19, at 6 pm.

Lecture 1, Wednesday, February 5
Lecture 2, Wednesday, February 12
Lecture 3, Wednesday, February 19

Additional support provided by The David Berg Foundation.


Miriam Frenkel is Associate Professor in the Department of Jewish History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Leon Levy Foundation Professor of Jewish Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center in Spring 2020.


Please check back soon for additional information.