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Ruderman Lecture

The Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture takes place annually.  Supported by a grant from the Ruderman Family Foundation, the lecture honors the memory of distinguished alumnus Morton E. Ruderman and his commitment to the study of Jews and Judaism at Northeastern University; brings visibility and added prestige to the Jewish Studies Program; and contributes to the critical exchange of ideas in our increasingly complex and diverse society.

Past speakers have included:

2019: Michael Pollan

2018: David N. Myers

2017: Paul Wolpe

2015: Jodi Rudoren

2014: Panel moderated by Brooke Gladstone, featuring Jane Eisner, Mark Oppenheimer, Dina Kraft

2013: Nathan Englander

2012: Art Spiegelman