Past Events

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Shari Rabin (College of Charleston), comes to Duke to discuss "How Frontier Jews Made American Judaism."Shari Rabin is the Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture at the College of Charleston. Shari Rabin joined the Yaschik/Arnold... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2018 (All day)
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
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The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hosts and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies co-sponsors Jonathan Weisman (NY Times)who will give the Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lectureship on the Jewish Experience in the American South: "Antisemitism and the Jewish experience in the South." Jonathan Weisman... Read More »
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Social Sciences 136
National security is critical to Israel, but the country has no formal national security strategy. Church Freilich, a former Deputy Israeli National Security Advisor and current Harvard Kennedy School professor, wants to change this. Come hear his place for a strategy in an era of new technology... Read More »
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Benjamin Braude for a paper entitled "Sanhedrin on the Sistine Ceiling: Challenging the Conventions of Western Civilization." Professor Braude (Boston College) teaches courses on the Middle East and on European-Middle Eastern relations. In addition to those... Read More »
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Benjamin Braude for a paper entitled "Sanhedrin on the Sistine Ceiling: Challenging the Conventions of Western Civilization."Professor Braude (Boston College) teaches courses on the Middle East and on European-Middle Eastern relations. In addition to those... Read More »
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
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There is a widespread belief that from the medieval period onward, the great majority of Jews belonged to one of two ethnic sub-groups - the Sephardim and the Ashkenazim - that developed in parallel fashion and are thus somehow comparable. But the structures of these two diasporas are profoundly... Read More »
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Over the past three decades, the American Jewish community has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in Jewish identity initiatives such as Birthright, Hillel and Jewish service learning trips, for college students and 20-somethings. These projects leverage donor dollars to stave off... Read More »
Friday, August 31, 2018 (All day)
Chapel Hill, NC
We are pleased to co-sponsor the following event:The year 1968 was a momentous one in many spots on the globe, perhaps no more so than in Poland and Czechoslovakia. With a few exceptions, however, 1968 and its aftermath in these two countries largely have been studied in isolation from each other.... Read More »

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