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A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity"

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12:30pm
The Center for Jewish Studies at GTU presents A Brown Bag Lunch and Learn with Bezalel Naor; Translator and Interpreter of the Thought of Rav Kook will present "The Janus-Faced Messianism of Rav Kook: Planetary Consciousness / Ethnocentricity" Thursday, February 14th, 12:30pm Cheeseboard Pizza Will Be Served Hedco, 2465 Le Conte Ave, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA For more information and to RSVP, please contact cjs@gtu.edu or 510.649.2482

CJS Career Day

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
This will be an opportunity for current CJS students and prospective students to learn about professional opportunities after graduation. Vegetarian lunch will be served. Monday, March 18, 12:30pm Richard Dinner Board Room, GTU, 2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley

Tu B’Shvat Seder

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Please join CJS and the Coastside Jewish Community for a celebratory Tu B’Shvat seder led by Maggid Jhos Singer and Chazanit Julie Batz. *Ritual items and wine will be provided. Children welcome. Saturday, January 26th, 2:30-5pm Richard Dinner Board Room, GTU, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA

Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Lecture Series

Noam PiankoThe Center for Jewish Studies presents a four-part lecture series entitled: “Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People?: Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Age.” The series will be given by Noam Pianko.

The Problem with “The Jewish People”

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 12:00pm
Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era" featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today.

Is Peoplehood Possible (or desirable) in a Global Era?

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:30pm

Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era"
featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko

Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today.

Vegetarian lunch will be provided

Israeli Nation or Jewish People? Zionism and the Transformation of Jewish Identity

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 12:30pm
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era" featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today. Vegetarian lunch will be provided

Jewish Collectivity from Ancient Israel to Medieval Europe

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 12:30pm
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION- Tucson Room (walk through courtyard), CDSP, 2451 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709 Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era" featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko

The Problem with “The Jewish People”

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:30pm
Part of a Lecture Series titled "Is There Such a Thing as the Jewish People? Rethinking Jewish Membership for a Global Era" featuring Jewish Studies Scholar, Professor and Author, Noam Pianko Osher Marin JCC Visiting Scholar Noam Pianko, Jewish Studies scholar, professor and author of “Zionism and the Roads Not Taken: Rawidowicz, Kaplan, Kohn” will explore probing questions about peoplehood; past, present, and future to reassess the possibilities and limitations of Jewish collectivity today. Vegetarian lunch will be provided. The Problem with “The Jewish People”
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