Past Events

Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 1:30pm
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Throughout modern Israeli history, satire has evolved as a powerful and ubiquitous outlet for social, religious and political commentary. Ha'Yehudim Ba'im (The Jews Are Coming) is an Israeli satirical TV show that first aired in 2014 and turns to the Holy Bible, the Jewish past and other themes in... Read More »
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 1:30pm
https://duke.zoom.us/j/94248501972
Throughout modern Israeli history, satire has evolved as a powerful and ubiquitous outlet for social, religious and political commentary. Ha’Yehudim Ba’im (The Jews Are Coming) is an Israeli satirical TV show that first aired in 2014 and turns to the Holy Bible, the Jewish past and other themes in... Read More »
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:30pm
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Pressing political issues in Israel are often interwoven into all Israeli popular culture and are particularly seen through the lens of Israeli music.Raleigh-Cary JCC Virtual Speaker Series Event
Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yitzhak Lewis, Assistant Professor of Humanities at Duke Kunshan University. He has a PhD in Hebrew and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. His interests include comparative literature in Spanish, Hebrew and Yiddish, literary theory... Read More »
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:30pm
Online
Early Twentieth century American Jewish leaders like Solomon Schechter, Mordechai Kaplan, and Stephen S. Wise (among many others) saw Zionism and elements of emerging Hebrew culture in the Jewish Yishuv in Palestine as central to their visions of Jewish life in America. Part of the successful... Read More »
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 2:00pm
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Celebrate the end of the academic year with the 2019-20 cohort of Religions and Public Life graduate fellows, as they present public talks based on their research. The virtual workshop will meet on Zoom Wednesday, April 29, 2:00-5:30PM. Each panelist will give a 6-8 minute "TEDx"-style presentation... Read More »
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:30pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Dr. Erhard Busek has served as Vice-Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Minister for Science and Research, Minister for Education, Special Representative of the Austrian Government for the Enlargement of the European Union and Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe.... Read More »
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 6:00pm
Washington Duke Inn
The Rudnick Lecture at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Bari Weiss (NY Times) to discuss her book "How to Fight Antisemitism." Please RSVP for this event at the following:https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eY9CN4UlDr4aNyl For most Americans, the massacre at Tree of Life, the... Read More »
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00pm
East Duke 204B
The Second Warren Memorial lecture welcomes Andrew Sloin to discuss "The Comintern, Antifascism, and the Global Jewish Question, 1917-1937." Andrew Sloin is an Associate Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY). His research focuses on economy, politics, and... Read More »
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. Breakfast is served at 9am.By the 1920s, Poland's... Read More »

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