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Emanuel S. Goldsmith

Professor Emeritus

PhD, Brandeis, Rabbinical Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary

Research Interests

Emanuel S. Goldsmith was Professor of Yiddish and Jewish Studies. He has lectured widely on modern Jewish literature and thought, and is a recognized authority on the writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan, having co-edited both The American Judaism of Mordecai Kaplan and Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mordecai Kaplan. He has also written the essay on Kaplan in the forthcoming Dictionary of Modern American Philosophy. His other publications include Thinkers and Teachers of Modern Judaism and Events and Movements in Modern Judaism. On the subject of Yiddish literature, his signal contributions include Modern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language Movement and the two-volume anthology Yiddish Literature in America 1980-2000 (in Yiddish).

Publications

The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan - Edited by Emanuel S. Goldsmith, Mel Scult and Robert M. Seltzer

Dynamic Judaism - The Essential Writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan - Edited by Emanuel S. Goldsmith and Mel Scult

Confluence of Spiritual and Poetic Quests in the writings of H. Leivick - by Emanuel S. Goldsmith

 
 

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Miryam Segal
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Location: Queens Hall, Room 215
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Language Placement


Language Coordinators

Upcoming Language Placement Exams


Fall 2016

Arabic: contact the Hebrew language coordinator at ksoleimami@qc.cuny.edu

  • November 7, 10 am
  • November 25, 1:30 pm

Hebrew: contact the Hebrew language coordinator at sami.chetrit@qc.cuny.edu

Chinese: contact the Chinese language coordinator at yunzhong.shu@qc.cuny.edu

Japanese: contact the Japanese language coordinator at mfujimoto@qc.cuny.edu

Korean: contact the Korean language coordinator at seongyeon.ko@qc.cuny.edu

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