ICS Events Archive

November 9, 1997, Andover Newton Theological School
Bernadette Brooten, Brandeis University
“Women as Leaders in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity”

November 9, 1995, Andover Newton Theological School
Leonard Rutgers, Utrecht University
“The Jewish Catacombs of Ancient Rome: New Insights and Perspectives”

October 23, 1994, Rosovsky Hall, Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel
Lisa Kahn, University of Tulsa
“King Herod’s Caesarea: Political Dream or Religious Nightmare”

March 7, 1993, Semitic Museum, Harvard University
Walter Persegati, Former Secretary General and Treasurer of the Vatican Museums
“Michelangelo Rediscovered: The Cleaning of Michelangelo’s Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel”

April 25, 1990, Hebrew College
Marisa de Spagnolis
“The Ancient Jewish Congregation at Nocera”

April 22, 1990, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Baldassare Conticello, Superintendent of Archaeology at Pompeii
“Rediscovering Pompeii”

October 6, 1987, Boston Public Library
Cornelius C. Vermeule III, Curator of Classical Art, Museum of Fine Art, Boston
“The Graeco-Roman Background for Jewish Art in the Roman Empire”

1986, Rome, Italy
Estelle S. Brettman, Executive Director, International Catacomb Society
Lecture to the Peace Mission Group

April 12, 1984, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
Estelle S. Brettman, Executive Director, International Catacomb Society
“Scholars, Saints, Scrolls, and the Hereafter”

January 6, 1980, Boston Public Library
Estelle S. Brettman
“Judaism and Christianity in the Catacombs of Rome”

January 2, 1980, Hebrew College, Brookline, MA
Fr. Cesare Colafemmina
“The Jews in Southern Italy”

November 20, 1979, Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA
Estelle Shohet Brettman
“Motifs and Symbols in the Jewish Catacombs of Italy”