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Pushing the Boundaries from Within

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Morateynu Alissa Thomas-Newborn

Morateynu Alissa is the first Orthodox woman to serve as a clergy member in Los Angeles. She will explain the restrictions placed on women that she respects and will also share her trailblazing leadership in the Modern Orthodox world. Read more

America Recycles Day

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

America Recycles Day Logo

America Recycles Day will take place at the Bookstore Lawn where there will be games and other clubs and organizations who will be promoting their program as well. Students will learn about what America Recycles Day is on a national level. Read more

Spiritual Homecoming in Madagascar

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

Dr. Elysha Netsarh

Dr. Elysha Netsarh, Professor of Plant Sciences and leader of the Madagascar Jewish community, will speak about the religious transformation that culminated this past summer when she and 120 other Malagasies (the term for people of Madagascar) converted en masse to Judaism. Read more

33rd Annual Powwow

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

33rd Annual CSUN Powwow

Grand Entry will be at 12:30 PM. Indigenous Awareness Month gathering: American Indian Student Association, American Indian Studies Program, First Nations Alumni Association. Featuring American Indian dance and music, frybread, arts & crafts, vendors, children's craft activities. Water is Life: alcohol and drugs are not permitted on the Powwow grounds. Read more

Israel Today

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am

map of Israel

Noga Weiser, Israel Fellow at Hillel 818, will share some of her experiences about life in Israel today. Her talk will focus on Israeli social diversity, cultures, new technological innovations, and current challenges. Read more

National Parks: America's Best Idea

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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"The National Parks: America's Best Idea" is CSUN's event to celebrate the National Park Services Centennial. This town-hall style event will feature several CSUN alumni, each of whom holds a prominent position in the National Parks system.  "There is a huge need in the national parks for diversity, and CSUN is well positioned to encourage students to consider careers in the national parks," said Mechelle Best, Chair of the Department of Recreation & Tourism Management. When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. Where: Johnson Auditorium in Jacaranda Hall. Seating is limited. RSVP by 5pm October 3.
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The Ruins of Lifta: Where the Holocaust and Nakba Meet

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Ruins of Lifta

This is an advance screening of a documentary asking whether Jews' awareness of the Holocaust distorts their perceptions of Palestinians.  Menachem Daum, an American Orthodox Jewish son of Holocaust survivors, sets out to answer this question by establishing a personal relationship with Yacoub, a Palestinian in Israel. Daum joins the effort to save the ruins of Yacoub's childhood village from Israeli luxury development. This engaging film thoughtfully and sensitively explores important Jewish issues.     Read more

WISE: Career Networking

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Women in Science and Engineering Logo

The Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) presents their Career Networking Event Read more

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