Leo Trepp Lecture Series

The Annual Leo Trepp Lecture Series is generously supported by Ms. Gunda Trepp.

Spring 2015

My Personal Theological Journey: Believing and its Tensions

In our second annual Leo Trepp Lecture, Dr. Neil Gillman, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York and a leading theologian of Conservative Judaism, reflected on his intellectual path and the evolution of his theology.

Speaker: Neil Gillman
March 2, 2015

View photos from Rabbi Gillman’s lecture at the BU Hillel House here.

Spring 2014

Joy and Obligation: The Legacies of Leo Trepp and A.J. Heschel

2014 Inaugural Leo Trepp Lecture: the first in an annual series of lectures dedicated to Rabbi Leo Trepp, who led a congregation of Jews in Germany during the holocaust. This lecture was given by Professor Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth, who spoke on “Joy and Obligation: The Legacies of Leo Trepp and A.J. Heschel.”

Speaker: Susannah Heschel
March 4, 2014

The lecture has been filmed in five parts, including an introduction by Professor Michael Zank, EWCJS Director:

2014 Leo Trepp Lecture Introduction from EWCJS on Vimeo.

2014 Leo Trepp Lecture Part I from EWCJS on Vimeo.

2014 Leo Trepp Lecture Part II from EWCJS on Vimeo.

2014 Leo Trepp Lecture Part III from EWCJS on Vimeo.

2014 Leo Trepp Lecture Part IV from EWCJS on Vimeo.

A radio broadcast of the lecture can be listened to here: