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"Remix Judaism:" A Talk with Roberta Kwall

Sunday, August 8, 2021 30 Av 5781

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
 
Congregation Kol Ami is delighted to have law professor at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and the author of several books about Jewish law and culture, Prof. Roberta Kwall. Kwall will discuss her latest book "Remix Judaism."
 
Purchase a copy of "Remix Judaism" and Contribute to both the Author and to Kol Ami:
 
Purchase a copy of the book Remix Judaism here! Your purchase includes shipping and handling, and supports both the author, Prof. Roberta Rosenthal Kwall and Kol Ami. If you have any questions, please contact the office at (323) 606-0996 or by email to reception@kol-ami.org.
 
 
$35 cost includes shipping and handling, and supports both the author, Prof. Roberta Rosenthal Kwall and Kol Ami!

 

Watch Prof. Kwall Talks with Kol Ami:
 
 
 
Podcast Remix Your Judaism:
 
Roberta Rosenthal Kwall is the Raymond P. Niro Professor at DePaul University College of Law.  She graduated from the Brown University with a major in Religious Studies and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  She also has a master’s degree in Jewish Studies.  Kwall is an internationally renowned scholar and lecturer and has published over 30 scholarly articles and book chapters on a wide variety of topics including Jewish law and culture, authorship rights, and intellectual property.  
Kwall also has written three important books: “Remix Judaism: Preserving Tradition in a Diverse World,” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020);  “The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition” (Oxford UP, 2015) and “The Soul of Creativity” (Stanford UP, 2010).  Currently Kwall is co-editing The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Law as well as writing an essay for this volume about lawmaking in the Conservative Movement. 
 
Kwall has received numerous awards for teaching and scholarship and in 2006, was designated as one of the 10 Best Law Professors in Illinois by Chicago Lawyer magazine.  She also has taught at Tulane Law School and is a frequent visiting professor at Radzyner Law School in Israel where she teaches a course on The American Jewish Movements and Jewish law.  
 
Kwall is a keen observer of the American Jewish community and has also written numerous OpEds and articles on topics of general interest. Her popular writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune and most of the major Jewish media venues such as the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Commentary Magazine, The Jerusalem Report, The Jerusalem Post, The Forward, The Jewish Week, The Lehrhaus, The Jewish Journal, Kveller, and eJewish Philanthropy. She is a frequent speaker about Jewish law and culture at synagogues and for Jewish organizations in the United States and in Israel. 
 
 
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