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The Kishinev Pogrom of 1903 and the Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism

The Kishinev Pogrom of 1903 and the Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism

11/06/2019 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Steven Zipperstein, Professor in Jewish Culture and History at Stanford University, will be speaking at West…

Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees

Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees

In this lecture, Dr. Kaplan will describe the experience of Jewish refugees, mostly from Germany and…

The City Game – Matthew Goodman’s Book Launch

The City Game – Matthew Goodman’s Book Launch

Matthew Goodman is the author of three previous books of nonfiction: Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and…

1199 SEIU Employment Center Job Information Session

1199 SEIU Employment Center Job Information Session

11/15/2019 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

On November 15, the Adult Workforce Department will host a career information session with the 1199…

Modern Loss with Rebecca Soffer

Modern Loss with Rebecca Soffer

11/06/2019 (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Rebecca Soffer, co-author of Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome., and special guests take…

Zegota: The Council for Aid to Jews

Zegota: The Council for Aid to Jews

10/20/2019 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) will shed light on a secret…

A Talk with Seymour Kaplan: Dachau Liberator

A Talk with Seymour Kaplan: Dachau Liberator

12/02/2019 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

At 17-years old, Seymour Kaplan enlisted in the American Army and left Brooklyn to fight against…

The Soul of a Stranger: A Transgender Journey and Perspective

The Soul of a Stranger: A Transgender Journey and Perspective

10/27/2019 (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Prof. Ladin made headlines when, after years of teaching at Yeshiva University, she returned to the…

Chutzpah: Why Israel Is a Hub of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Chutzpah: Why Israel Is a Hub of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

11/04/2019 (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Despite its small size, Israel has become a remarkable center for innovation. The long list of…

The Words of My Father: A Memoir

The Words of My Father: A Memoir

10/28/2019 (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

In his new memoir, a young Palestinian-American recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada,…

Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

11/11/2019 (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Rabbi Ariel Burger first met Wiesel at age fifteen; he became his student in his twenties…

20s/30s Hebrew 5 Wk Crash Course Starting Mon. Sept.9@7PM

20s/30s Hebrew 5 Wk Crash Course Starting Mon. Sept.9@7PM

09/09/2019 - 10/28/2019 (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

For 20s & 30s YJPs ONLY 5 WEEK HEBREW CRASH COURSE, Level 2 Monday 7:00pm Sept.9…