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The Past Is a Foreign Country: Poland Confronted with Holocaust History

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 "The Past Is a Foreign Country: Poland Confronted with Holocaust History" with Dr. Ambrosewicz-Jacobs and Sven Erik-Rose Further details forthcoming. 5:00pm: Graduate Theological Union | Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709

And Then I Killed Him: Soviet Jewish Veterans of World War II Speak of Encountering Perpetrators of the Holocaust,” with Anna Shternshis

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:45pm

Thursday, September 29th
“And then I killed him: Soviet Jewish Veterans of World War II Speak of Encountering Perpetrators of the Holocaust,” with Anna Shternshis  

12:45pm: Graduate Theological Union  | Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709

 

In the evening, Anna will be speaking at another event:

The Marriage Plot, a Conversation with Naomi Seidman

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is hosting an event celebrating the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest book in conversation with Stanford University's Dr.

The Marriage Plot, with Naomi Seidman

Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is delighted to inform you about the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest work at two upcoming events sponsored by CJS. The first will be: 

CJS Events - Audio Recordings


The links below feature audio recordings from events sponsored by the GTU's Richard S, Dinner Center for Jewish Studies. Click on the date to see a full description of the event, and the links below each event to hear recordings of individual presentations.

 

Remembering My Father,
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Naomi Seidman Is Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced that Dr. Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the Graduate Theological Union, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016. Dr. Seidman is among a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists selected to receive the prestigious award this year; Fellows for 2016 were chosen from a field of nearly 3,000 applicants.

Enlivening Jewish Tradition

At the Center of Jewish Studies, the classical and the contemporary come together, producing new articulations of ancient themes.

By Deena Aranoff 

From the Spring 2016 issue of Currents, View PDF 

My CJS Journey

"My time at the Center for Jewish Studies set the foundation for a lifelong commitment to creating, fostering, and nourishing Jewish communal life." - Tania Lowenthall

by Tania Lowenthal

From the Spring 2016 issue of Currents, View PDF

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