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New Directions in Sephardic Studies: Monday February 22nd, 9:30am

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 9:30am

New Directions in Sephardic Studies: Monday, February 22nd, 9:30 am
Graduate Theological Union Dinner Board Room
2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709 

Curating Culture, Making Memory: On the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 11:00am

Further details on ticket information and schedule forthcoming. Please follow us on Facebook for the most accurate and quick updates on this event. Sunday, April 3rd, 2016, 11am Film Showing at Landmark Shattuck Theater 2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Lunch and Lectures to follow at the Magnes Collection 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Remembering my Father Abraham Joshua Heschel: An Interview With Susannah Heschel 4/11/16

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:00pm


Naomi Seidman will conduct an interview with Susannah Heschel about the life and legacy of her father, Abraham Joshua Heschel. Rabbi Heschel (1907-1972) was a prolific scholar, philosopher, and Civil Rights activist who worked closely with Martin Luther King, Jr.

Writing Hunger in the Nazi Ghettos: Leyb Goldyn and Oskar Rosenfeld 4.26.16, 12:45pm

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:45pm


TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH | 12:45PM 2465 LE CONTE AVENUE HEDCO ROOM | BERKELEY, CA 94709

Wednesday May 11th, CJS Commencement Reception 3:30pm

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 3:30pm

Wednesday May 11th, CJS Commencement Reception 3:30pm 2465 Le Conte Avenue | HEDCO Room| Berkeley, CA 94709 Prior to the GTU-wide commencement reception, CJS will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students. Following the CJS reception, the festivities will continue across the street at:

Avivah Zornberg: Axe for the Frozen Sea Within Us: Law and Violence on Friday, May 13th, 2016.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00am


After the Revelation at Sinai, civil laws are given – many of them in the form of short narratives that describe how the violence of human aggression is to be met by the violence of the law. We will explore midrashic, hassidic and psychoanalytic sources that deal with the problem of integrating aggression and empathy.
Friday, May 13th, 2016 9:00am | Pacific School of Religion, Mudd 100 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709