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Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields 4/28/14 12PM - 1PM 2014-04-28 12:00:00 2014-04-28 13:00:00

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. Dr. Wendy Lower is the John K. Roth Professor of History at...

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Honoring the Righteous Among the Nations: Aristides de Sousa Mendes 4/23/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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This event is the Program for Jewish Civilization's Hal Israel Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations. His Excellency Nuno...

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Novel Converts: Plotting Jewish Conversions in British Literature 4/2/14 12:30PM - 1:30PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. In this talk, Sarah Gracombe will explore how and why British...

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Polish-Israeli Relations and the Challenges of the Middle East's Transition 3/27/14 12PM - 1PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. Dr. Justyna Bartkiewicz-Godlewska serves as a counselor at the...

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Should the United States Give Up on Arab Democracy? 3/18/14 12PM - 1PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. The unhappy results of what was once known optimistically as the...

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Architect of the Jewish Future: A Conference on Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan 3/2/14 10AM - 3/3/14 5PM

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Sponsored by The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, The Department of Jewish Studies of McGill University, and the Program...

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Israel in a Disintegating Regional Environment 2/20/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. Dr. Dan Schueftan is the 2014 Aaron and Cecile Goldman Visiting...

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Why Jewish Refugees Came Back--An Interview by Deborah Tannen 2/11/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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This event is part of the PJC's Spring 2014 lecture series. A group of leftwing secular Jewish intellectuals who fled their native Vienna...

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My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel 2/4/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. Ari Shavit is a senior correspondent for Ha'aretz and a member...

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Sarah Laughed: The Genesis of Jewish Humor 1/30/14 12PM - 1PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. This talk will take on the notion that Jewish humor is solely a...

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Five Enduring Ideas in the Thought of Mordecai M. Kaplan 1/27/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Spring 2014 Lecture Series. Mordecai M. Kaplan (1881-1983) is widely acknowledged as one of...

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Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts (and Three Responses) 11/21/13 12PM - 1PM

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This event is part of the PJC Fall Lecture Series. RSVP is requested. A light lunch will be served. In late antiquity, two radically...

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African Judaism: Ancient Myths and Modern Developments with Edith Bruder 11/19/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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This event is part of the PJC Fall Lecture Series. Dr. Edith Bruder is a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies,...

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The Intellectual Danger of Antisemitism as an Idea 11/13/13 12PM - 1PM

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This event is part of the PJC Fall Lecture Series. Jonathan Elukin is Associate Professor of History at Trinity College. This event is...

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Ethics of Rescue: America's Response to the Holocaust Survivors in Poland 10/28/13 12PM - 1PM

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This event is part of the Program for Jewish Civilization's Fall Lecture Series. Dr. Anna Sommer Schneider is Visiting Researcher and...

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The Vanishing Minority: Human Rights as Jewish Politics in Postwar America 10/24/13 12PM - 1PM

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Part of the PJC Fall Lecture Series. James Loeffler is Dean's Visiting Scholar on the Andrew Mellon Foundation New Foundations Fellowship...

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PJC Fall Lecture Series: Deborah Tannen, Professor of Linguistics 10/9/13 6PM - 7PM

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This event is part of the PJC 2013 Fall Lecture series. Due to the current situation in Washington DC, we have had to change the details...

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Holocaust by Bullets with Father Patrick Desbois 7/18/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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As part of its Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education's summer certificate program for high school educators, the Program for Jewish...

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Conversation on Human Rights and Justice with the Lantos Foundation 7/17/13 12:30PM

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Mrs. Annette Lantos and Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett of The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice will be presenting on the...

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Reading and the Holocaust: Approaching the Holocaust Through Audience 4/10/13 12PM

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Jessica Lang is an Associate Professor of English at Baruch CUNY specializing in early American fiction, Jewish American literature, and...

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Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition 3/20/13 12PM

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0 0 1 85 491 Georgetown University 4 1 575 14.0 Marni Davis studies and teaches American...

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Washington DC Celebrates Philip Roth's 80th Birthday: Public Interview with Derek Parker Royal and Jacques Berlinerblau 3/13/13 6PM

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As American novelist, Philip Roth, prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday his literary works and his contribution to literature is...

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Democrats, Liberals, the Left and the Arab-Israeli Conflict 2/27/13 12PM

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Prof. Jonathan Rynhold (George Washington University) will present his analysis of the various grand strategies of Democrats, Liberals, and...

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Secularism on the Edge: The Church & the State in the United States, France & Israel 2/22/13 9AM - 11AM

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Day Three of the Program for Jewish Civilization's conference on secularism in the United States, France & Israel.  Refreshments will be...

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Secularism on the Edge: The Church & the State in the United States, France & Israel 2/21/13 10AM - 7:30PM

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  Day Two of the Program for Jewish Civilization's conference on secularism in the United States, France & Israel. Refreshments will be...

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Secularism on the Edge: The Church & the State in the United States, France & Israel 2/20/13 2PM - 5:30PM

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Day One of the Program for Jewish Civilization's conference on secularism in the United States, France, and Israel.  Refreshments will be...

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Deterring Hezbollah: Lessons from Israel's 30-Year War 2/13/13 12PM

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Israel and the Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah have been at war for 30 years. Over the course of those three decades, Israel has...

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Jewish Life in 21st Century Turkey: The Other Side of Tolerance 2/12/13 12PM

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Turkey is famed for a history of tolerance toward minorities, and there is a growing nostalgia for the 'Ottoman mosaic.' Marcy Brink-Danan...

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The Settlers and the Struggle over the Meaning of Zionism 2/7/13 6PM

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The controversy over settlements in the occupied territories is a far more intractable problem for Israel than is widely perceived, Gadi...

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Hal Israel Lecture by Rabbi Riccardo Shmuel Di Segni, MD 2/5/13 6PM

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Join the PJC for our annual Herman Allen "Hal" Israel (C'02) Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations. This year the lecture will...

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The Marcel Network: How One French Couple Saved 527 Children from the Holocaust 2/4/13 5:30PM

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‘The Marcel Network’ breaks historic ground, and reveals how in France the Catholic Church,  Protestants and Jews,  acting together,  did...

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