Spring 2014

Israel: Our Stories

Date: April 3, 2014

Time: 11:45am-1:25pm

Location: 458 Richards Hall

Ashraf Hussein, Brandeis University ’13, is an Israeli Arab.  Chen Arad, a junior at Brandeis, is an Israeli Jew.  Recipients of the Slifka and Malkin Scholarships for Jewish-Arab Co-existence, they will share their personal stories growing up as a Palestinian and a Jew in Israel. Read more…

Bill Giessen Film Series

Date: March 20, 2014

Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Location: Amílcar Cabral Center

John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

40 Leon Street

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The 22nd Annual Robert Salomon Morton Lecture

Date: March 18, 2014

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm

Location: 20 West Village F, 40A Leon Street

Panel Discussion on Art Restitution Read more…

Slifka Israeli Co-existence Scholars: Chen Arad and Ashraf Hussein

Date: April 3, 2014
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1:25 p.m.
Location: TBA

Two Israeli Slifka-Malkin Scholars from Brandeis University – one Palestinian and one Jewish – will discuss the program that brought them together to peacefully coexist in study.

Town Hall Boston: A Discussion on Israel and American Jews

Date: April 1, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Blackman Auditorium

Featuring The Ruderman Fellows delegation of Israeli members of Knesset, representing the diversity and richness of Israeli society with political views from right to left. Register here. Read more…

Philip N. Backstrom Jr. Survivor Lecture Series

Date: March 19, 2014
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: 240 Dockser Hall

Samuel Bak, artist, speaks as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Jr. Survivor Series Read more…

Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration

Date: March 18, 2014
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Raytheon Ampitheater

Join us in commemorating the Holocaust with featured speakers Natalie Bormann, Veronica Czastkiewicz, and Hinda Tzivia Eisen (Gideon Klein Scholar).

A Summer Eden: The Jewish Experience in the Catskills

Date: March 10, 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: 426 Renaissance Park

Join Professor Phil Brown  (University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences, Director of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, and Director of the Catskills Institute) as he speaks about the remarkable transformation of the Catskills as a Jewish-American vacation spot. Read more…

The Remarkable Unfinished Exodus of the Ethiopian Jews

Date: March 24, 2014
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Location: 335 Shillman Hall

HAdane family-portrait

Len Lyons presents the dramatic, astonishing, and inspiring story of of the Ethiopian Jews who emerged out of the ancient Aksumite Empire about two thousand years ago. Read more…

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    Dr. Jennifer Sartori
    j.sartori@neu.edu
    617-373-7045

    405 Nightingale Hall,
    Northeastern Univeristy
    Boston, MA 02115

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