BU Judaic Studies Department to hold lecture by Sussman on April 27

The Judaic Studies Department of Binghamton University will offer a lecture by Rabbi Dr. Lance Sussman on Thursday, April 27, the Fine Arts building, room 258, from 5-7 pm. He will speak on “Jews in the New American Nation: Revolution Religious Liberty, and Civic Culture.” For more information, contact Dr. Beth Burch at bburch@binghamton.edu.

Sussman is the former chairman of the Department of Judaic Studies at Binghamton University and is currently the chairman of the Board of Governors and professor of Jewish History of Gratz College. Sussman has taught courses in Jewish history at several universities, including Princeton University, Hebrew Union College in New York City, Rutgers University, Temple University and Hunter College. His published writing includes “Isaac Lesser and the Making of American Judaism” and “Sharing Sacred Moments” (a collection of his sermons). He also served as an editor of “Reform Judaism in America: A Biographical Dictionary and Sourcebook.” 

Sussman is a former rabbi of Binghamton’s Temple Concord and the former Temple Beth El of Endicott. He is also rabbi emeritus of Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, PA. To learn more Sussman click here.