Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

Naila and the Uprising - free film screening

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Naila and the Uprising

Join Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at CSUN for a film screening and discussion of the award-winning film, Naila and the Uprising, directed by Julia Bacha. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Rana Sharif (Gender and Women's Studies and MEIS) and Dr. Jody Myers (Jewish and Religious Studies and MEIS), moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi (GWS and MEIS). Read more

Immigration Justice and Injustice: Why Jews Should Care

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 7:30pm

Amado Lecture

Feminist ethicist Dr. Allison B. Wolfe, Professor of Philosophy at Simpson College, will discuss Jewish obligations to get involved in American immigration policies in the Sixth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture on Jewish Ethics. Read more

Who Will Write Our History - free public screening

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:00am

Who Will Write Our History

This film is now fully booked. We will have a standby line for those who still wish to attend. This new film tells about the secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto who decided to fight back against Nazi propaganda by recording the truth about pre-war Jewish life and Jews’ experiences under Nazi control. Read more

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