Center for Israel Studies



Exhibitions are another way of bringing YU scholarship to a wide audience. The CIS has co-sponsored a wide array of Yeshiva University Museum exhibitions and is involved in outside projects at major New York institutions:

Center for Israel Studies Imagining the Temple conference
The Samaritans: A Biblical People. Exhibition at The Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY. Curator: Steven Fine (Jewish History). Research Associate, Yitzchak Schwartz (CIS). Fall, 2014.

The Samaritans: A Biblical People will be the first major exhibition to explore the history, religion and relationships with the West of the Samaritan community. For more information, read our exhibition proposal.

The CIS collaborated on Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 600-900, a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in March to July 2012.

Imagining the Temple: The Models of Leen Ritmeyer. Exhibition at YU Museum. Curators: Rhoda Seidenberg (YU Museum), Steven Fine (Jewish History). Spring, 2008.

From Malabar and Beyond: The Jews of India, Exhibition at YU Museum. In conjunction with CIS conference, Israel and India: A Relationship Comes of Age. Curator: Rhoda Seidenberg (YU Museum). Fall, 2009.