Past Events

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Nasher Museum of Art
The Annual Hudi Gross Lecture presents Jacques Berlinerblau, Rabbi Harold White Chair in Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University. Berlinerblau will give a lecture entitled "The Book of Genesis is a 'Religious' Text, Right? But What if it's a 'Secular' Text as Well?"Jacques Berlinerblau holds... Read More »
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Divinity School Goodson Chapel
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies is proud to welcome Dr. Rick Hodes to campus for a discussions about Tzedakah (charity/ moral and societal obligations) in the real world.Rick Hodes is an American doctor who has lived and worked in Ethiopia for over 20 years. He is the Medical Director of... Read More »
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Zemene" (Melissa Donovan, 2014, 68 min, USA, in English, Color, DCP) / "Zemene" is a full-length documentary that follows a spirited 10-year old Ethiopian girl, Zemenework (Zemene), as she fights to keep hope alive and survive her life-threatening condition of Kyphosis, a severe... Read More »
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Gray 200
The Rudnick lecture is pleased to welcome Yossi Halevi to discuss US-Israeli policy. Halevi worked as a senior writer for the bi-weekly magazine The Jerusalem Report from its founding until 2002. Halevi wrote a column for The Jerusalem Post, and wrote regularly on Israeli issues for the op-ed page... Read More »
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Room 240 -- Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall
The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar presents Kata Gellen, Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature at Duke University. Gellen's main areas of research are German literary modernism, German-Jewish culture, Weimar cinema, and Austrian literature. Her manuscript, Kafka and Noise... Read More »
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
What is to be done with David Cronenberg? Although widely considered one of world cinema's most original and significant contemporary directors (and perhaps Canada's most famous), many critics have a difficult time describing just what sort of filmmaker he actually is. This talk argues that... Read More »
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Coalition for Preserving Memory is honored to welcome Helga Luden to speak about her experiences as a Holocaust survivor.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
Sanford Fleishman Commons
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, a religious leader, philosopher and author of more than 30 books, will deliver two public lectures at Duke University and meet with scholars, students and local clergy March 27-29. On Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. he will deliver a 2017 Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture, "Not... Read More »
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:30pm
Penn Pavilion
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British rabbi, philosopher and scholar of Judaism. Since stepping down as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth - a position he served for 22 years between 1991 and 2013 - Rabbi Sacks has held a number of professorships at several... Read More »
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please joins us for the opening reception of: CAPTURING THE MOMENT: CENTURIES OF THE PASSOVER HAGGADAHAn Exhibit from the Collections of the Duke University LibrariesFebruary 23, 2017 - June 11, 2017At The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery (near the main entrance to Perkins Library)Duke... Read More »