Monday, November 2, 7 PM - Kenneth Treister, FAIA. Talk and book signing on his new book on Judaic architecture and art THE FUSION OF ARCHITECTURE & ART at the Gumenick Chapel, Temple Israel of Greater Miami 137 NE 19th St, Miami, FL 33132. Introductory remarks by Dr. Haim Shaked, Director, The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies, University of Miami.
ABOUT THE BOOK - In this rare view of six Jewish works of creation, award-winning Jewish architect, artist and lifetime member of Temple Israel, starting in 1930, Kenneth Treister expresses the importance of uniting architecture and art to create sacred Judaic spaces. His poetic sensibility combines with his vast wingspan of knowledge of Judaism’s architecture to produce exceptional works that will draw those interested in Jewish art to a new level of appreciation.
Tuesday, November 10, 7:30pm – Michael Bar-Zohar on his new book No Mission is Impossible. At the Miller Center, 5202 University Drive, UM Coral Gables campus. RSVP 305-284-6882. Part of the 35th Annual Alper JCC Jewish Book Festival.Admission $10 to benefit the Alper JCC. UM students and current Miller Center donors free.
TBA – Lecture by Prof. Brian Schmidt on “The Quest for the Historical Israel: debating archeology and the history of early Israel”. Co-sponsored with UM’s Department of Religious Studies. From 4:00-5:30 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to email@example.com or 305-284-6882.
TBA - Haifa University Holocaust workshop. From noon to 3:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Dr., Merrick Bldg. #105. By invitation only.
TBA – Lecture by Dr. Charles Asher Small on “Global Anti-Semitism – A Crisis of Modernity”. Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (ISGAP). At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-284-6882. Free and open to the public.