Full Video: Ben Ferencz, Nuremberg Prosecutor, Speaks at Duke University

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Ben Ferencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, joins his son, renowned international lawyer Don Ferencz, and Michael Scharf, dean of Case Western School of Law, to consider the future of international law and the International Criminal Court at Duke University of January 31,... Read More »

Ben Ferencz, Last Living Nuremburg Prosecutor, Comes to Duke

Thursday, February 1, 2018
"Ben Ferencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, advocated for 'law, not war' to a crowd of several hundred packed into Sanford Fleishman Commons and other adjoining rooms Wednesday.  "At 27 years old, Ferencz became the chief prosecutor for the U.S. Army at the... Read More »

Jewish Studies Students distribute $101,000 in grants for Philanthropy Lab

Friday, December 15, 2017
See full article at Duke Chronicle.  "Students in the first-year seminar, named Values in Action, partnered with the Philanthropy Lab, a national philanthropic organization, to present a combined $101,000 in grant funding to a variety of organizations Monday. President Vincent Price,... Read More »

As Trump Declares Embassy Move, Scholars Discuss Future of Jerusalem at Duke

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Over the course of the fall semester, seven scholars on Israel/Palestine spoke at Duke in a lecture series entitled "50 Years of Occupation, 1967-2017: Israel/Palestine, Histories and Futures."  The speaker series included Amahl Bishara, who spoke about the use of the internet and social media... Read More »

Yasmin Levy Pours Passion Into Sephardic Songs

Monday, November 6, 2017
Yasmin Levy is an acclaimed Israeli artist known for her twist on Sephardic songs. The musical tradition came from her father who recorded and preserved folk songs in Ladino, a Judeo-Spanish language that emerged in the territories of the ancient Ottoman Empire after Jews were exiled from... Read More »

Yossi Klein Halevi comes to Duke!

Monday, October 30, 2017
Prizewinning Israeli author Yossi Klein Halevi will discuss the future relationship between American Jews and Israel, Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Duke University. The talk begins at 6 p.m. in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library on West Campus, and is free and open to the... Read More »

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Visits Duke, and the Center for Jewish Studies

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
This article originally appeared at the following:  March 28, 2017 Imam Abdullah Antepli , left, shares a laugh with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks during the pair’s public talk... Read More »

Marc Brettler on American Values, Religious Voices

Thursday, February 2, 2017
This article can originally be found at: February 2, 2017   Dear President Trump, Vice President Pence, Members of the Trump Administration and 115th Congress, The story about Abraham bargaining with God to save the people... Read More »

Jon D. Levenson lecture "Genesis 22: The Binding of Isaac and the Crucifixion of Jesus" now ONLINE

Thursday, October 13, 2016
  "Genesis 22: The Binding of Isaac and the Crucifixion of Jesus,"  

Marc Brettler talks with USA Today about the Ein Gedi Torah scroll

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Original article appeared at: Charred manuscript is one of oldest known copies of Torah ever found Traci Watson, Special for USA TODAY 2:24 p.m. EDT September 21, 2016... Read More »