Monday, March 21, 2022

Join the Bildner Center @ Rutgers for Upcoming Events







Upcoming Events


The Saint, the Queen, and the Joker:

An Introduction to Sephardic Folklore

Virtual Three-Part Mini-Course

March 21 & 28; April 4

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.


Taught by Aresty Visiting Scholar Ron Lasri, this mini-course explores three popular folk heroes of early modern Sephardic society—the saint, the queen, and the joker.

Register Here



The Abram Matlofsky Memorial Program

By the Grace of the Game: The Holocaust, a Basketball Legacy, and an Unprecedented American Dream


March 23, 7:00 p.m., on Zoom


Ernie Grunfeld is the only athlete in NBA history whose parents survived the Holocaust. His son, former professional basketball player Dan Grunfeld, has published a new book, which details their family history and the profound impact of basketball in their lives. He will discuss their extraordinary American story in conversation with Craig Karmazin, CEO, Good Karma Brands, and grandson of Abram Matlofsky.


Register Here


This Wednesday is Rutgers Giving Day, an annual initiative to support the Rutgers programs that matter most to you. If you enjoy Bildner Center events and have come to rely on us for educational and cultural programming, please help sustain us with a gift. Only with community support can we continue to offer a wide range of public programs, largely free of charge. More information is available here. All gifts are greatly appreciated. Thank you!


Mason Gross School of the Arts Presents

Exile: Music of the Early-Modern Jewish Diaspora


Musical Performance with Commentary

April 6, 7:30 p.m.


In person at Nicholas Music Center and also live streamed

Free admission. No registration required.


Cosponsors include the Bildner Center and the Department of Italian


Learn More Here