Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

Polish Jewish Renewal Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Klezmer

What does Jewish cultural and religious renewal look like in a land where more than 90% of the Jewish population was murdered during World War II, and the survivors left or went underground during post-war Communist rule?  Join us for an exciting panel discussion about the amazing Jewish cultural and religious revival in Poland today. Our special guests include a writer, a musician, and a scholar.

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Saving Nur

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Saving Nur

This 2016 documentary gives a unique perspective on the Palestinians of Gaza and the Israelis who help them. Nine-year-old Nur, a Palestinian girl afflicted with a rare genetic disease, must leave her home in the Gaza Strip to get medical help.  She needs a new liver, and her mother wants to donate hers in order to save Nur’s life. Read more

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