Eva Brettler, a survivor of the Ravensbruck concentration camp, will be speaking about her experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Read more
Emily Bowen Cohen will discuss her experience as a member of both the Muskogee (Creek) Nation and the Jewish people. Read more
This award-winning film from Argentina tells the story of Anita Feldman, a vulnerable young woman with Down’s syndrome who lives in Buenos Aires with her mother. In the aftermath of the 1994 bombing of the AIMA Jewish Community Center, and without her mother’s care, Anita wanders through the city seeking food and shelter. Both heartwarming and tragic, this film explores the possibilities for community and compassion in a modern urban setting. Read more
A Richard Smith Lecture in Cultural Studies: Does God Exist? A Debate between a Christian professor and an atheist attorney. Please joins us for a very special evening as Nick Keehus and Edward Tabash tackle one of the most fundamental questions of human existence. Our debate will be moderated by Dr. Gary S. Katz from the CSUN Department of Psychology. Read more
American Jewish families increasingly include people who are not Jewish, challenging longstanding boundaries between gentiles and Jews. As intercultural families work out how to live amid contrasting sets of identities and practices, they demonstrate how Jews more generally may resolve key questions about what it means to be Jewish in a free and open society. Read more
Join us for a night of poetry, prose and fun at the Northridge Review Spring 18 Launch Party and Open Mic Night! Read more
Artist Revital Goldreich discusses her stained glass rendering of Creation, Day Two in light of rabbinic and mystical writings. Read more
Temporary tattoos, book recommendations and a drawing for this year's National Library Week Read more
A highly stimulating and opinionated performance and talk about identity, the culture wars and queer strategies for the future.
Please join us for the annual Envisioning California Lecture on the campus of California State University, Northridge. Considering the 2018 Governor’s race and the list of candidates, what does the rich racial and ethnic diversity of the nation’s largest state portend for participatory democracy, electoral politics, coalition building, and fairness? For more information and to register for this event, please visit our event page.