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June 2019

Pride Scholar-in-Residence, Chicago

June 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Anshe Emet Synagogue
Free
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July 2019

Scholar-in-Residence Weekend, Pittsburgh (Beth Shalom)

July 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - July 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon St
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Join me for a weekend of learning at Congregation Beth Shalom in Pittsburgh! Saturday, July 6 12:45 p.m., Helfant Chapel – Noam will lead a havruta style study session to explore how genders outside of the static male/female binary have been categorized, understood, and experienced,…

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Recovering Queer Jewish History, CWRU

July 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Case Western Reserve University
$5

What is the place of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Jews in history? Noam Sienna has uncovered documents that until now have been scattered across the globe, and largely unrecognized. Pulling together these varied sources, written in over 15 languages—which include literature, law, midrash,…

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August 2019

Exploring Queer Sephardic Texts Throughout History (SMQN)

August 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join us on August 8 (7:30-9:30 pm) in Manhattan for an exclusive talk by Noam Sienna on his groundbreaking, new book “A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts”. Spanning nearly two millennia, this anthology collects for the first time over a hundred sources…

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September 2019

Exploring A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts (Yale)

September 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slifka Center, 80 Wall St
New Haven, CT
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Noam Sienna is a Jewish educator, artist, and doctoral candidate in Jewish History and Museum Studies at the University of Minnesota. His academic work has focused on the history and culture of Jewish communities in the Islamic world, from the Middle Ages to the present.…

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October 2019

A Rainbow Thread – Book Launch (Toronto)

October 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hillel UofT, 36 Harbord St.
Toronto, ON Canada
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The Toronto debut of Noam Sienna's unprecedented collection of sources from Jewish LGBTQ history. Featuring poetry, literature, law, midrash, and memoir, this is an unprecedented examination of the histories of gender and sexuality over two millennia of Jewish life around the world. Come discover centuries…

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November 2019

Spinning a Rainbow Thread: Reflections on Writing Queer Jewish History (Franklin and Marshall)

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Franklin and Marshall, 645 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
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What is the place of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Jews in history? Over the past two years, Noam Sienna has worked to uncover documents that until now have been scattered across the globe, and largely unrecognized. Pulling together these varied sources, written in…

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Writing LGBTQ Jewish History: A Rainbow Thread Book Talk (WJC)

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - November 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Westchester Jewish Center, 175 Rockland Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
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Stay for a dessert reception and presentation by author, Noam Sienna, who will discuss his new book, A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969. Noam will teach the Shabbat Morning Class on 11/23 at 8:45am and deliver that…

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December 2019

Evening of Jewish Queer Learning (San Diego)

December 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
La Querencia, San Diego
Free

"Like a house concert, but for LGBTQ Jewish history." Come to La Querencia for a potluck and learning with Jewish Queer scholar Noam Sienna (author of A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts from the First Century to 1969. Potluck: 6:30 pm Learning:…

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January 2020

Writing LGBTQ Jewish History: Scholar-in-Residence Weekend (Temple Sholom)

January 10 @ 8:00 am - January 12 @ 5:00 pm
Temple Sholom, 300 E Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830
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