November 22, 2019

HBI Lunchtime Seminar with Ben Steiner

“Ketubot as Enforceable Contracts under American Law: The Case of Charleston, South Carolina”

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Ben Steiner, Brandeis University

Lectures meet from 12:30 to 2pm in the Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall at HBI. A kosher lunch will be provided. RSVP Here.

Benjamin Steiner is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. His dissertation focuses on the ketubah as a window into social and cultural change in America and England, among Jews and between Jews and their neighbors. He has also published articles on the history of Conservative Judaism. Steiner is a fall 2019 HBI Scholar-in-Residence.

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