Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

Featured Events

Everyday Redemption: Performances of Hope

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30pm

Moses Pava

How can businesses participate in the redemption of the world? In this lecture, Professor Moses Pava applies rabbinic conceptions of everyday redemption to contemporary business examples to show that redemption doesn’t happen only with divine intervention. Rather, redemption is ongoing, everyday activity that creates a counterculture of hope. Read more

Majors Fair 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Oviatt Library

The Majors Fair is designed to assist all students needing to know more about undergraduate majors and minors. It also provides students the opportunity to obtain information on major exploration & career planning and meet with representatives from all departments/colleges all at one place at one time. Happening Thursday, March 2nd. From 10AM-2PM at Matador Square. Read more

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage and Culture Renewed

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rabbi Devin Villarreal

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more

Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Eva Brettler

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

Upcoming Events

Everyday Redemption: Performances of Hope

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:30pm

Moses Pava

How can businesses participate in the redemption of the world? In this lecture, Professor Moses Pava applies rabbinic conceptions of everyday redemption to contemporary business examples to show that redemption doesn’t happen only with divine intervention. Rather, redemption is ongoing, everyday activity that creates a counterculture of hope. Read more

Majors Fair 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Oviatt Library

The Majors Fair is designed to assist all students needing to know more about undergraduate majors and minors. It also provides students the opportunity to obtain information on major exploration & career planning and meet with representatives from all departments/colleges all at one place at one time. Happening Thursday, March 2nd. From 10AM-2PM at Matador Square. Read more

Uncovering Undercover Jews: Sephardic Heritage and Culture Renewed

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

Rabbi Devin Villarreal

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal is a descendant of two Converso families (Conversos were Jews who converted to Catholicism but secretly remained Jews, under the threat of the Inquisition).  Raised Christian in the U.S., he grew up hearing about his Jewish ancestors.  He will share his personal story and describe his decision to embrace Judaism formally and become ordained as a rabbi.  Read more

Eva Brettler, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Eva Brettler

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