Monthly Archives: April 2013

University of Colorado–Colorado Springs Sephardic and Crypto-Jewish Studies Program

Dr. Seth Ward visits the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs to speak as the  inaugural 2013-14 Research Fellow for the UCCS Sephardic and Crypto-Jewish Studies Program. Here Ward is pictured with the entire class. Go to the facebook link … Continue reading

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Remembering Warsaw; remembering Herzl

Remembering Warsaw; remembering Herzl Seth Ward University of Wyoming This is based on a talk offered to the East Denver Orthodox Synagogue, Friday evening April 19 2013, 10 Iyyar, 5773. Today, April 19, 2013, is the 70th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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On teaching Islam in the United States

On teaching Islam in the United States. Today I received a quick question about training Muslim congregational leaders in the United States. It is a good question for further study, and doubtless will get much attention in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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Why there are 1080 Halaqim in an Hour in Jewish Calendar Calculations

This year (2013, 5773-5774), Passover, Rosh Hashana and Chanukkah are “earlier” in terms of the Gregorian calendar than they have been since the 19th century! This is especially interesting since the Jewish Calendar is set up in such a way … Continue reading

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WYOMING HUMANITIES COUNCIL HUMANITIES FORUMS 2012-2013 with DR. SETH WARD

WYOMING HUMANITIES COUNCIL HUMANITIES FORUMS 2012-2013 DR. SETH WARD Dr. Ward is listed as a Humanities Forum presenter for these four topics on the Humanities website: http://www.uwyo.edu/humanities/humanities%20forum/2013%20topics%20and%20presenters.html#Ward. These topics are presented in greater detail below. INTRODUCTION TO ISLAM FOR THE … Continue reading

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Today is noted in Israel as Yom Ha-Zikkaron Lashoah vela-gevurah “Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Day,” marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

  Today is noted in Israel as Yom Ha-Zikkaron Lashoah vela-gevurah “Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Day.” In Israel, the “theme” of year’s memorials is marking the observance of the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. While the International Holocaust … Continue reading

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On the organization of the Seder Plate: Sources and Links

I have not had time to update all the links on my Passover pages from last year, and of course not to check the links. I’ve been finding a lot of links are bad. So here are the links. On … Continue reading

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