Center for Israel Studies


Museum Exhibitions

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Exhibitions are an important 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:





Philistines!  Exhibition organized with Yeshiva University Museum, Fall, 2019.


The Samaritans: A Biblical People. Exhibition organized with Yeshiva University Museum, Spring 2021.

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Past exhibitions:

The Arch of Titus: From Jerusalem to Rome and Back, 2017-2018.  

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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.  We were co-sponsors to the exhibition symposium.  

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

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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.