Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema - free public screening

Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 10:00am

Shalom Bollywood

We announced this film previously and it is now fully booked.

This fascinating and humorous documentary tells about the first years of Indian filmmaking when it was taboo for Hindu and Muslim women to act onscreen, and Jewish women performed under exotic pseudonyms like Sulochana, Pramila and Nadira. Read more

The History of Jews in Iran

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Saba Soomekh

Iranian-born American professor and author, Dr. Saba Soomekh, PhD, will be discussing the history of Jews in pre-modern Persia, Iran under the rule of the twentieth century Pahlavi dynasty, and the fate of Iranian Jews during the Islamic Revolution. Read more

Gabriela Karin - Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Gabriella Karin

Gabriela Karin, a Holocaust survivor, will be speaking about her experiences in Europe and then living in Israel between 1949 and 1960. Read more

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