Humanities Faculty Forums Given by Professor L. Levine

 The Orthodox Jew, the WEB, and Other Madness 1997

Shabbatsai Tzvi, the Jewish Mystical Messiah 2003 

The Jewish "New Muslims" of Meshhed 2004  For a rare picture of Meshhedi Jews see Picture

Three Unusual Jews: Glueckel of Hameln, Boruch Schick of Shklov, Abraham Kotsuji 2005


Unusual American Jews of the 18th and 19th Centuries        Spring 06

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          Aaron Lopez (1731-1782)                         Rebecca Machado Phillips (1746-1831)               Mordecai Manuel Noah (1785-1851) I & II

Laying the Foundations of Orthodox Judaism in the US: 1880 to 1945    Fall 06


    Harry Fischel at Age 63 I  II  III           Rabbi Dr. Bernard Drachman  I


Israel Salanter (1810 – 1883), Revolutionary Rabbi Par Excellence  Spring 07

American Jewish History 101: Things Most People Never Learn in School Fall 07

Lecture  Q&A The Inquisition in Mexico Spring 08

Lecture An American Blood Libel - It did Happen Fall 08

Lecture Rabbi Jacob Joseph - Chief Rabbi of NY Spring 09

The Touro Synagogue, Newport, RI

Lecture  The Reverend Ezra Stiles and the Jews of Newport, RI Fall 09

Lecture  Jewish Agricultural Farming in America   Spring 10

Lecture  The "Holy" Stones Found Near Newark, Ohio  Fall 10

Back of Decalogue Stone, oriented so that four of its five principal lines are upside-up

Sandstone Box and Decalogue Stone

More Pictures of the "Holy" Stones