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Lori Lefkovitz moderates panel at Boston University’s 2019 Yitzhak Rabin Lecture: US Jews and Israel: Are we headed for divorce? (recording)

A presentation and panel discussion on the increasingly contentious debate, here in the US, on Israel and Palestine. Featuring Peter Beinart, Rachel Fish, Eve Spangler, Dov Waxman, and moderated by Lori Lefkovitz. Hosted by the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University.

Published On: May 7, 2019 |
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Podcast on Pedagogy and Public Engagement in Jewish Studies with Lori Lefkovitz, Sara Wolkenfeld, Matt Williams, Jason Lustig, and Pamela Nadell (from the December 2018 AJS conference)

Listen to a roundtable discussion about pedagogy and public engagement from the December 2018 Association for Jewish Studies conference in Boston, where Lori Lefkovitz, Sara Wolkenfeld, Matt Williams, and Jason Lustig, along with Pamela Nadel, who chaired the roundtable, talked about the role of scholars in the public sphere and how it relates to teaching,…
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2019 Ruderman Scholar Chosen

Congratulations to Jessie Sigler ’20 on being awarded the 2019 Ruderman Scholarship!  Jessie is a Computer Engineering major and a Jewish Studies and History minor.  She spent a co-op semester at a start-up in Israel. Jessie also went on the Dialogue to Poland which directly led to her activism to bring the worldwide screening of…
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Published On: February 12, 2019 |
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Who Will Write Our History film screening

On Jan. 27th the Jewish Studies Program screened the film “Who Will Write Our History“.  Northeastern students and faculty were joined by member of the public as we participated in the Global Screening Event as part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  The film tells the story of the clandestine group Oyneg Shabbes which created and…
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Published On: January 28, 2019 |
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Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2019

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2019 Gideon Klein Award

Published On: January 22, 2019 |
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Ruderman Scholarship 2019

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Alon Tal: “Seeking Environmental Justice in Israel”

For the Fifth Annual Israel Studies Lecture on Sept. 26th, Dr. Alon Tal, Professor of Public Policy at Tel Aviv University and one of Israel’s foremost environmentalists, spoke on the topic of “Seeking Environmental Justice in Israel.” Dr. Tal opened his talk by citing the Biblical commands to pursue justice and to take care of…
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Published On: October 11, 2018 |
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Prof. Bill Miles in the Jerusalem Report

Start-Up Village by Bill Miles and Hisham Bader

Published On: October 9, 2018 |
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2018 Ruderman Lecture in News@Northeastern

Scholar makes impassioned plea for Jewish history

Published On: April 2, 2018 |
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