Submitted by communications on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 10:23am
Saturday, November 3, 2012 - 7:30pm
(in conjunction with the conference Captives of the Dawn:Remembering Soviet Yiddish Culture
Theodore Bikel is an Academy Award and Tony Award-nominated actor and musician. A recognized interpreter of Yiddish, Russian and Hebrew folk songs, Bikel was an activist in the Soviet Jewry Freedom Movement.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 11:55am
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with Professor Daniel Itzkovitz
Itzkovitz is Professor of English at Stonehill College. He is writing a book entitled Fixing the Jews, which examines 21st century attempts to fix the meanings of Jewishness, and in the process, to fix what's wrong with Jewish life today.
CJS, First Floor Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 12:56pm
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Avivah Zornberg was born in London and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, where her father was a Rabbi and the head of the Rabbinical Court. Zornberg studied with him from childhood; he was her most important teacher of Torah. She holds a BA and PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. After teaching English literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, she turned to teaching Torah. For the past twenty-five years, she has taught Torah in Jerusalem at Matan, Yakar, Pardes and the Jerusalem College for Adults. Dr.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 12:51pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 8:30am
Varieties of Medieval Jewish Literature:The Annual Koret Symposium
This conference will examine the varieties of Hebrew literature produced in the medieval period, ranging from poetry, translation, pietistic and legal writings, midrash, travel literature, narrative, and historical chronicle.
Tuesday, April 9, 8:30am-6:30pm
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 12:45pm
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm
We will explore the Christian, Mormon, Muslim and Jewish perspectives on the upcoming election and the role of religion in American politics, with attention to recent discussions around the separation of Church and State, on religious freedom and its role in public policy, and U.S. foreign policy.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 12:43pm
Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 2:00pm
This event, held one hundred years after S. An-ski’s expedition through Poland, will explore the findings and ramifications of An-ski’s ethnographic work and the construction of a traditional Eastern European past. Reception following lecture.