Two Events on April 13

Join us for two Jewish Studies and History related events on Monday, April 13: Lunch Series — History Matters…Marianne Szegedy-Maszak: Turning Families into Memoirs: History, Journalism, and Memory: This talk will offer students a window into the creative process of combining historical documentation with personal letters and larger family stories. How does one approach personal … Read moreTwo Events on April 13

The Samuel and Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture

Samuel Kassow, the Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, will deliver this year’s Samuel and Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture.  Professor Kassow will speak on “Time Capsules in the Rubble: The Secret Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.” April 28, 8PM RUSSELL HOUSE Within months of the start of World War II, the historian … Read moreThe Samuel and Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture

Spring Semester Events

Spring semester means the Ring Family Israeli Film Festival, which always happens before the Spring Break and as always was fantastic thanks to Professor Dalit Katz’s curatorship. The festival featured: Fill the Void by Rama Burshstein (2012), Zaytoun byEran Riklis (2012), By Summer’s End by Noa Haroni, a documentary Six Million and One by David Fisher, and two shorts Wherever You Go by by Rony Sasson … Read moreSpring Semester Events

Contemporary Israeli Voices Series Presents Dror Burstein

Please join us for the third event in the series Contemporary Israeli Voices 2013 on Monday, October 14, at Russell House at 8 pm. Dror Burstein, an award winning writer, will speak on  Why Aren’t There any Dinosaurs in Israeli literature?   Dror Burstein is the recipient of several major Israeli prizes. In 1997, he … Read moreContemporary Israeli Voices Series Presents Dror Burstein

The Present and Future of European Jews–A Conversation with Jared Gimbel ’11

Why is European Jewry important in both Europe and the world at large? Often Jews throughout the world are given a one-sided perspective about Jewish life in Europe, usually focused on anti-Semitism, unsustainable numbers, or the ideas that the communities will die out. The realities are vastly different throughout the continent, varying from country to … Read moreThe Present and Future of European Jews–A Conversation with Jared Gimbel ’11

Final Event: Showcase of Students’ Work in Jewish and Israel Studies

Another academic year is about to end. Just a few classes are left. A crunch time for our students and faculty, but also a time to celebrate students’ achievements. Since 2010 students and faculty have celebrated students’ projects in Jewish and Israel Studies. And while some students will indeed graduate with the Jewish and Israel … Read moreFinal Event: Showcase of Students’ Work in Jewish and Israel Studies

Jewish and Israel Studies Events after Spring Break

Join us for some exciting upcoming events: Thursday, March 29: Last film of the Ring Family Film Festival “Je t’aime terminal/I love you terminal,” Goldsmith Family Cinema, 8pm Je T’aime Terminal  ( I Love You Terminal) is a romantic comedy about a young Israeli man on his way to join his American fiancé. During twenty … Read moreJewish and Israel Studies Events after Spring Break