Past Events

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Captain Avner Even-Zohar, chair of the Department for Turkish and Hebrew Studies at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, comes to Duke to give a lecture entitled "Israel, LGBT, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence & Happiness." The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 22... Read More »
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 6:00pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM (Jim Hanon, 2010, 75 min, Palestine & Israel, English & Arabic w/ English subtitles, Color, DVD) -- LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM shares the gripping story of how three men born into the cycle of violence in the Holy Land have chosen to risk everything to bring peace... Read More »
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center 240
Sidra Ezrahi (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem) presents a lecture entitled: Lecture: "Europe, Israel and America in the Twentieth Century: The Global Theatre of Jewish Tragedy, Epic and Comedy"
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 11:00am
West Union Taylor-Cole Room
Avishai splits his time between Jerusalem and Wilmot, New Hampshire. He is adjunct professor of business at Hebrew University, and visiting professor of government at Dartmouth College. A Guggenheim Fellow, Avishai holds a doctorate in political economy from the University of Toronto. Before... Read More »
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 5:30pm
Westbrook 0015
Deborah Green (University of Oregon) gives a lecture entitled "No Way Out: Chastity and Chastisement in God's Garden." This event is generously sponsored by the New Testament-Judaica Studies Seminar and the Center for Late Ancient Studies.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 11:00am
Westbrook 0014
The Duke Center for Jewish Studies and the Duke German Studies Department is proud to host Professor Todd Presner (UCLA), who will be giving a presentation on: “Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities: From Berlin to Los Angeles and Beyond” (Westbrook 0014) Todd Presner is Professor of Germanic... Read More »
Monday, January 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
Gray 230
Todd Presner, Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California Los Angeles and Director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies will come to Duke to talk about the state of the field of Jewish Studies.
Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 9:30am
Duke Professor Malachi Hacohen presents: Jacob & Esau from the Bible to Today: Jewish Relations with non-Jews Through a Rabbinic Tale December 11, 2011 10:30am @ Beth El Synagogue 1004 Watts Street Durham, NC 27701 ¿All that happened to our ancestor Jacob with Esau his brother will always... Read More »
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Divinity School
Rabbi Marshall Meyer was an ordinary man whose extraordinary convictions, faith, and impetuous personality impelled him to become one of the most important human rights activists during Argentina¿s Dirty War (1976-1983). This exhibit commemorates Meyer's human rights work and also explores the... Read More »