Duke University Center for Jewish Studies

  • The Little Known Holocaust Story of Sanctuary in the Philippines
  • Sharon Delmendo, English professor at St. John Fisher College, spoke at the Freeman Center for Jewish Life Thursday about her documentary "An Open Door," which details efforts in the Philippines to rescue Holocaust survivors. Holocaust survivor Juergen Goldhagen joined Delmendo to recount his experiences as a refugee in Manila. Read More
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  • LSD and the Rabbis: Part II
  • In this second part of his series on Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Professor of Religious Studies, Shalom Goldman, discusses Rabbi Schachter-Shalomi's LSD experience within the frame of his Lubavitch roots. Read More
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  • A Vocabulary of Desire
  • Laura Lieber's new book, A Vocabulary of Desire: The Song of Songs in the Early Synagogue explores the ways in which the Song of Songs was understood and deployed by Jewish liturgical poets in Late Antiquity. Read More

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