Past Events

Dialogue to Israel and Palestine: Informational Session

11/17/2016

Come learn more about this year’s Summer I Dialogue of Civilizations to Israel and Palestine! Meet the professors, see an itinerary, and hear from students about past trips! Bring a friend and any questions you may have!

Dialogue to Israel and Palestine: Informational Session

11/09/2016

Come learn more about this year’s Summer I Dialogue of Civilizations to Israel and Palestine! Meet the professors, see an itinerary, and hear from students about past trips! Bring a friend and any questions you may have! Can’t make this date? No worries!  There will be another informational session on November 17, 5-6 pm, in 310…
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Jewish Life in Germany Today | Film Screening

11/03/2016

Movie: “Ein Apartment in Berlin (2013)”  As part of the on going exhibit “Jewish Life in Germany Today” About the film: ” the documentary examines the trend of Jews moving to Berlin […] What brought them here to my city, Berlin, to the country that had caused so much death and suffering for their people?” (LA…
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“Jews, Palestinians, and Israel: Three Historiographies, Three Moralities, and Three Roadmaps”

10/26/2016

Professor Chaim Gans, a prize-winning Israeli political philosopher, will draw upon his most recent book, A Political Theory for the Jewish People, to outline three competing approaches to Zionism, and will explain how these different approaches produce different roadmaps for future relationships between Jews and Palestinians in Israel/Palestine, and between Jews in Israel and world Jewry…
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Lecture by Professor Derek Penslar – “How Small Men Become Great: Theodor Herzl as a Zionist Leader”

04/11/2016

Derek Penslar is a comparative historian with interests in the relationship between modern Israel and diaspora Jewish societies, global nationalist movements, European colonialism, and post-colonial states. He is the Stanley Lewis Professor of Modern Israel Studies at the University of Oxford and the Samuel J. Zacks Professor of Jewish History at the University of Toronto.  Next year…
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Identity Through Art: Hanna Azulay Hasfari

03/30/2016

Hanna Azulay Hasfari, award-winning actress, screenwriter, playwright, and documentary filmmaker tells what happened to her since she saw Gone with the Wind in Israel in the 1970’s. How the dream of becoming a blue-eyed lady living in the American South as Scarlett O’Hara could not materialize because of her background as a Moroccan immigrant living…
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Jewish Latin American Literature and Art: ONLINE

03/23/2016

Latin American Jewish Arts demostrates the beauty and profundity of literature and art produced by Jews from Latin America. The websites include approximately 1,500 original works,  dozens of translations of poetry into English and twelve interviews with writers and artists.

Jesus: Bad Jew? or Good Jew? A Talk by Adele Reinhartz

03/15/2016

Adele Reinhartz, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her main areas of research are New Testament, early Jewish-Christian relations, the Bible and film, and feminist biblical criticism. Dr. Reinhartz is the author of numerous articles and books, including Befriending the Beloved Disciple: A Jewish…
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