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Newspaper article about the session on ‘Women in Jewish Tradition: Feminist Responses and Innovations conducted by Dr. Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

On Wednesday, the 25th of March, 2015 the The United States-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission hosted a lecture on ‘Women in Jewish Tradition: Feminist Responses and Innovations conducted by Dr. Yudit Kornberg Greenberg.

 

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Dr. Yudit Kornberg Greenberg is the George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Endowed Chair of Religion and Founding Director of the Jewish Studies Program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Dr. Greenberg is the author of Better than Wine: Love, Poetry and Prayer in the Thought of Franz Rosenzweig, the 2 volume Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, nominated for the American Academy of Religion Book award for 2009, and is editor of From Spinoza to Levinas: Hermeneutical, Ethical, and Political Issues in Modern and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy. She has written numerous articles and essays in modern and contemporary Jewish thought, and in comparative Hinduism and Judaism. Her latest project is titled Body in Religion: Cross-cultural Perspectives, Bloomsbury Publishers, 2016.Dr. Greenberg has served on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and is General Editor of Studies in Judaism Series for Peter Lang Academic Publishers. She is a recipient of numerous awards including two Fulbright Scholar Awards; the Cornell distinguished Faculty Award and the Arthur Vining Davis Award from Rollins College, the Templeton Course Prize in Science and Religion, and the Harvard University Pluralism Project grant. She is an annual summer fellow at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.

 

Here is the link to a newspaper article about the session:  http://epaper.dailynews.lk/art.asp?id=2015/04/02/pg25_1&pt=p&h=