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 2016-2017

Quantum: A New 21st Century Technology That Will Change the Way We Do Things

Professor Ron Folman
Departments of Physics and Nanotechnology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Director of the Atom Chip Lab
September 18, 2016 at 4:00pm, Temple Isaiah of Palm Springs
Part of the Jewry and Innovation Initiative

Fils Du Sheol: Fiction and Genocide

A lecture and conversation with Anouar Benmalek
Nobel Prize Nominee, author of Fils Du Sheol
October 12, 2016, INTS 1111 UCR Campus
Genetic Jewry: 21st Century Scientific and Historical Developments
Professor Michael Alexander
Maimonides Chair of Jewish Studies, UCR
November 3, 2016 at 7:00pm, Temple Beth El of Riverside

Homeland for the Jewish Soul: History of the Jewish Deli in America

 Professor Ted Merwin
Author of Pastrami on Rye
Professor of Judaic Studies and director of the Milton B Asbell Center for Jewish Life, Dickinson College
November 6, 2016 at 4:00pm, Temple Isaiah of Palm Springs

Movement, Memory, and the Stateless: Dance Film Klasse and the Performance of Two Exiles

Professor Hannah Schwadron
Professor of Dance, Florida State University
November 9, 2016 at 4:10pm, ATHD 102 UCR Campus

Stories about Mizrahi Jews in Israel: Children, Soldiers, and Bohemian Lovers

Ayelet Tsabari
Author of The Best Place On Earth: Stories
Faculty, University of Toronto
November 20, 2016 at 4:00pm, UCR Palm Desert Campus

Off the Record: Israel/Palestine and Queer Jewish Politics, Values, and Activism

S. J. Crasnow
Author of “From the Gay Synagogue to the Queer Shtetl:
Assimilation, Resistance, and Utopian Imagining in the Lived Religion of LGBTQ Jews”
Phd Candidate, UCR
January 12, 2017 at 11:10am, UCR Riverside INTN 2043

 Are We Safe? Examining the State of Safety and Security in the American Jewish Community 

With the Jewish Federation of the Desert
January 25, 2017 at 4:00pm at the UCR Palm Desert Campus Auditorium .

Conversation on the Immigration Ban

A wide range of campus scholars discuss recent events.
Co-sponsored with Middle East and Islamic Studies and others
February 13, 2017, 2:10pm-6:00pm, UCR Riverside INTS 1113

Jewish-Muslim Relations in France: Historical and Cinematic Perspectives

Professor Alyssa Sepinwall
Author of Haitian History, New Perspectives
Professor of History, California State University, San Marcos
February 26, 2017 at 3:00pm, Temple Isaiah of Palm Springs

Journey into Hell ...

Dramatic reading of Kabbalist and poet Moses Zucato's "Tofteh 'Arukh" ("Hell Prepared") 
by Professor Erith Jaffe-Berg and Students of UCR
followed by a talk:
"Hebrew Poetry of the Macabre in the Italian Ghetto"
Professor Michela Andreatta, University of Rochester
March 15, 2017, 2:00pm-4:30 
INTS 1109 UCR Riverside Campus

 

 

 

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