Photos from past Judaic Studies events

 

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The Third Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement hosted by Judaic Studies and Catholic Studies, invited Rev. John Palikowski, O.S.M., Professor of Ethics and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at the Catholic Theological Union, to speak in March of 2009. His lecture was titled "Benedict XVI and the Jews: Change or Continuity?"
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In March 2009 Albert Berry, photojournalist and documentary film producer presented "The Lost Wooden Synagogues of Eastern Europe."
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Cheryl Greenberg, Professor of History at Trinity College presented "Black-Jewish Relations: Why Should America Care," in February of 2009.
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Judaic Studies hosted the Jewish New Year in October 2008 through a joyous Jewish fall harvest festival of Sukkot by building a sukkah. Students visited throughout the day to learn about the celebration.
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Judaic Studies hosted Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, Director of Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies and Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish & Holocaust Studies at Emory University. Her lecture, in September 2008, was called "Holocaust Denial: A New Form of Anti Semitism."
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In October 2008 Mia Farrow, humanitarian and Goodwill Ambassador delivered, "With Knowledge Comes Power: The Darfur Crisis," at the annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture.
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General Wesley K. Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, spoke at October of 2008 at the Bank of America Lecture in Judaic Studies. His lecture was "Strategic Leadership in the 21st Century."
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Dr. Deborah Dash Moore was the 2007 Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecturer in Judaic Studies. Dr. Moore gave a lecture in November called, "G.I. Jews: How WWII Changed a Generation."
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Congregation B'nai Israel Academic Achievement Award in Judaic Studies winner Sarah Sexton, 2005
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Father Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., Tom Friedman and Carl Bennett at Tom Friedman's spring 2005 lecture
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KADIMA guests at student PURIM, Comedy Night, 2005
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Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and author who has devoted his life to helping oppressed people, presented the Fleet Bank Lecture in Judaic Studies, a program of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies, on April 8, 2003.