We kick off a new column identifying and explaining Jewish objects.
Shrines to Esther, Haman's ketubbah, outrageous groggers. Art expert Shalom Sabar dips into his treasure trove of Purim folklore.
Vivid depictions of the Purim story from around the world, curated by visiting Prof. Shalom Sabar.
Visiting Professor Shalom Sabar
Winter quarter is heating up with the latest courses from Jewish Studies. Book your spot today!
T 1:30-4:20pm, Visiting Professor Shalom Sabar
A seminar on the multi-cultural origins of the art created by Jews in medieval Spain and Portugal.
MW 2:30-4:20pm, Visiting Professor Shalom Sabar
How have Jerusalem and other holy sites been depicted in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic art over the centuries?
Teaching specialities in the classics, latin prose literature of the Republic and early empire, and art.