Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

Featured Events

Even in Hell, There is Hope

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

Even

"Even in Hell, There is Hope" writes Dr. Henry Oster who was five years-old when Adolf Hitler took power in 1933.  Read more

Remember

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Renenber

This is an advance screening of a new feature film by Academy Award winning director Atom Egoyan with an all-star cast (including Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, and Bruno Ganz).   The film tells the story of Zev, an elderly nursing-home resident suffering from dementia, who is guided by a fellow Holocaust survivor to seek out and execute the Auschwitz commander who murdered his family seven decades earlier.  This thrilling tale of suspense is provocative and is infused with black humor. Read more

Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Oviatt Library

Eva Brettler, a survivor of the Ravensbruck concentration camp, will be speaking about her experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Read more

Jewish Music from a World Perspective

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Kligman

Professor Mark Kligman will present "Jewish Music," he is teaches Enthnomusicology and Musicology at UCLA. He is the academic Chair of Jewish Music Forum and on the board of the Association of Jewish Studies at UCLA.  Read more

Sephardic Heritage and Culture

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Daniel

Rabbi Daniel Bouskila, director of the Sephardic Education Center, will share some of the rich cultural history of the Jews of Spain and their descendants throughout the world. Read more

Upcoming Events

Even in Hell, There is Hope

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

Even

"Even in Hell, There is Hope" writes Dr. Henry Oster who was five years-old when Adolf Hitler took power in 1933.  Read more

Remember

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Renenber

This is an advance screening of a new feature film by Academy Award winning director Atom Egoyan with an all-star cast (including Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, and Bruno Ganz).   The film tells the story of Zev, an elderly nursing-home resident suffering from dementia, who is guided by a fellow Holocaust survivor to seek out and execute the Auschwitz commander who murdered his family seven decades earlier.  This thrilling tale of suspense is provocative and is infused with black humor. Read more

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