Where Religion Meets the Law: Religious Rights, Religious Minorities, and the US Constitution. A Graduate Theological Union and Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies Event in honor of Constitution Day. September 17th, 2015, 12:45pm. Hedco Room, 2465 LeConte Avenue. Lunch will be served.
Sunday, September 20th, 1:00pm. 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.
In 2015, the period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur almost precisely overlaps with the period of the Hajj, which culminates in Eid al-Adha on the day after Yom Kippur. This public program will explore many of the shared themes of this season, including repentance, pilgrimage, and sacrifice.
Join us to hear Dr. Rejak, the author of Jewish Identities in Poland and America: The Impact of the Shoah on Religion and Ethnicity, speak on Jewish issues in contemporary Poland.
Location: 180 Doe Library, U.C. Berkeley Campus
Time: Tuesday, May 5th 12:00-1:00pm
The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union is pleased to present the Spring 2015 edition of its newsletter, Bamerkaz. To download a copy of the latest edition, featuring articles by CJS faculty and students, click here.
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The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union cordially invites you to a reception in honor of Naomi Seidman for twenty years of inspirational scholarship, teaching and leadership at the GTU.
Please join us for the event on March 16th, 2015 at 1:00pm at the GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA. We look forward to gathering Naomi’s students, colleagues, and close collaborators to celebrate her achievements.
The history of Miriam, the prophetess who speaks enviously of her brother Moses, offers an intimate glimpse of the tensions between brother and sister, both leaders, both prophets. Midrashic material will illuminate this mysterious relationship.
Monday, April 27th, 2015. 9:00am. Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.
Please join us as for an informal panel discussion of the Jewish and Christian holiday calendars. Featuring: Rabbi Stephen Pearce, His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Sr. Barbara Green, and Dr. Deena Aranoff. Monday, March 30th, 2015. 12:30pm. HEDCO Room, 2565 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709.
What is the role of religious traditions in the planetary crisis? Join scholars of different traditions in a symposium on this pressing topic. This conference will feature speakers including Michael Lerner, Marcia Falk, and scholars from throughout the GTU to discuss this issue.
Sunday, February 8th, 1:00pm. Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.