Rembrandt van Rijn, Moses with the Ten Commandments, 1659, oil on canvas, Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Musee

Co-Presented with The Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought of Yeshiva University
This cross-disciplinary symposium explores the character of Rembrandt’s depictions of biblical subjects, his perspective on Jewish sources, and the master’s place within the larger context of art history and theological discourse; with Steven Nadler, Shelley Perlove, Simon Schama, Meir Soloveichik, Leon Wieseltier, Jacob Wisse and Michael Zell.