Photos from Judaic Studies Events


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Rabbi Eric Yoffie - Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture, "American Jews Look at a Changing Israel: Peace, Prosperity, and Religious Pluralism"

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(Left to Right: Steve Braga, David Zieff, Lorri Davis, Damien Echols, Dr. Philip Eliasoph, Fr. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., Dr. Ellen Umansky)

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(‌Left to RightL Dr. Philip Eliasoph, Dr. Ellen Umanksy, Steve Braga, Lorri Davis, Damien Echols)

Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture, Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, "The Long Fight for Freedom"
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(Fr. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., Dr. Ellen Umansky, Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, Edith Chaifetz, David Chaifetz)

Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, 2013 Scholar in Residence, "Tales of the Mystical God: When the Sacred Appears Within the Everyday"
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Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert, "Girls in Trouble" - Alicia Jo Rabins
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Pierre Sauvage, Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, president of the Chambon Foundation, and child Holocaust survivor, was the keynote speaker at the annual Holocaust commemoration. April 27, 2011. Read more >
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Smiling for the camera at the Bennett Center's annual donor reception are the Center's work study assistants: (left) Laura Stakey '14; (right) Megan Collins '12; and (middle) recipient of the Congregation B'nai Israel Academic Achievement Award in Judaic Studies, Marena Wisniewski '12. April 10, 2011.
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Students at the Passover Seder experience. April 6, 2011.
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Ruth Messinger, president of the American Jewish World Service, presented this year's Carl and Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies. March 10, 2011. Read more >
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Artist Norman Gorbaty of Great Neck, NY was the featured speaker at the Samuel and Bettie Roberts Memorial Lecture in Jewish Art. February 9, 2011. Read more >
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During the winter/spring 2011 semester, the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center and the Office of the University Chaplain inaugurated a series of monthly Shabbat services for the University community followed by dinner. In the above photo, Rabbi Suri Krieger leads the group in song and prayer. February 4, 2011. Read more >
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Dr. Richard Freund, professor of Jewish History and director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford in Connecticut presented The Adolf and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies. November 18, 2010. Read more >
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Jared Cohen, author of Children of Jihad, Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture. November 8, 2010. Read more >
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In honor of Daniel Pearl Music Days, Alula Tzadik, a Jewish Ethiopian song writer, came to the Fairfield campus, entertained a full house with original music and songs. October 12, 2010. Read more >
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Dr. David Kraemer, the Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, Judaic Studies Scholar-in-Residence Program Lecturer. October 5 & 6, 2010. Read more >

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