October 16, 2017 @ the University of Pittsburgh

(1) Medical Humanities Monday — “Conscientious Objection and Professional Obligation: From Military Chaplains to Modern Medicine”

(2) Jewish Studies Colloquium — “Fighting With Faith: Jewish Military Chaplains and the American State”

October 17, 2017
@ the Center for Jewish History

December 13, 2017
@ University of Michigan

February 6, 2018
@ Florida State University, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience

February 26, 2018 @ Ohio State University, Center for Ethics and Human Values: Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS)

Conscience Laws Conversation with Dr. Abraham Nussbaum

March 8, 2018
@ the U.S. Marine Corps, History Division (Quantico, VA)

April 19, 2018 @ Columbia University, Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life

**To schedule a talk or event, please email me: rystahl {at}**


“World War I and American Jews.” Congregation Ohev Shalom, April 28, 2017.

“Fighting with Faith: The Military Chaplaincy and the American State.” Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, Temple University, April 5, 2017.

War Stories: How Religion and State Converge in the U.S. Military,” with a response by Margot Canaday (Princeton University), Washington University in St. Louis, January 28, 2015.