The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University has announced the following public programs for the Spring 2008 semester


Lecture by Roya Hakakian; "Journey from the Land of No: A Jewish Girl Caught in Revolutionary Iran"
Dolan School of Business
7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, March 12

Lecture by Samuel Kassow; "Between History and Catastrophe: Emanuel Ringelblum's Secret Ghetto Archive"
Dolan School of Business
7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 1

Lecture by Alon Pinkas, Counsel General of Israel in New York between 2000 and 2004. Adviser on U.S. affairs to past prime minister Ehud Barak (1999-2001); and participant in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations following the Camp David summit of July 2000. Sponsored by The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel.
Barone Campus Center Oak Room
8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16

Second Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement; Elaine Pagels, professor of religion at Princeton University; "Jew or Christian: Who Wrote the Book of Revelation?"
John A. Barone Campus Center Oak Room
8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23

Holocaust Remembrance Service & speaker, featuring Betty Deutsch, of Fairfield, Conn.
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Admission is free but reservations are requested. For further information on lectures and other special events sponsored by the Bennett Center, please contact Elaine Bowman, Program Manager of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies, at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066 or ebowman@mail.fairfield.edu

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on December 14, 2007

Vol. 40, No. 136