Traces of a Jewish Artist:
The Lost Life and Work of Rahel Szalit (1888–1942)
A Book Talk by Kerry Wallach, Gettysburg College

ONLINE VA, United States

In this presentation, Gettysburg College professor and author Kerry Wallach will explore the life and work of Rahel Szalit (1888–1942; also: Szalit-Marcus). Szalit was a sought-after illustrator and painter who was active in 1920s Berlin and 1930s Paris. Image above: Rahel Szalit-Marcus, The Drive to the Rabbi, in Milgroym, 1922. Lithograph. REGISTER FOR THIS ONLINE EVENT HERE Rahel Szalit, Das bin ich selbst (This is me myself), date unknown. Rahel Szalit, Kostümball (Costume Ball), in Ulk, supplement to Berliner Tageblatt, 1930 Rahel Szalit was among the best-known Jewish women artists in Weimar Berlin. She painted and drew landscapes, Berlin city scenes, animals, and portraits of women, [...]


BOOK LAUNCH: Welcoming the Stranger.
Abrahamic Hospitality and Contemporary Implications
Fordham University, New York

Fordham University School of Law 150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY, United States

Join us for an evening of stimulating conversation, and refreshments, as we celebrate the publication of Welcoming the Stranger. Abrahamic Traditions and Contemporary Implications. Advance copies of the book are available for purchase. This book is a collection of thought-provoking essays exploring the theme of hospitality as a means of building bridges between different cultures and communities. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in interfaith dialogue, social justice, and creating a more inclusive society. Its contents could hardly be more relevant today. Beginning with the story of Abraham’s hospitality to the three strangers described in Genesis18, the narrative explores both the theological evolution in and beyond the Abrahamic traditions of the principle of “welcoming the stranger,” and [...]