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Video: Jonathan Israel on Spinoza as a Revolutionary

Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.

Podcast: Violence, Militancy & How Civilians React

Doctoral student Emily Gade discusses her research on radicalization and resiliency against violence, highlighting the work of the Israeli recovery organization ZAKA.

The Greatest Thing: Spinoza, Loving God, and Being Loved in Return

Professor Benjamin Pollock brings together multiple philosophers' perspectives on love and the Divine to argue that our ideas about "true love" are deeply entwined with our sense of God and ourselves.

Winter 2017 courses are up!

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

2016 Impact Report

View the newsletter on Issuu or download a PDF

By | November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

Anita Norich: Translating Yiddish in the 20th Century

Professor Anita Norich discusses modern translations of Yiddish in this 2006 lecture series, “Speaking in Tongues: Translating Yiddish in the 20th Century.”

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: Stroum Lectures|0 Comments

Graduate Fellows: Life in Conflict Zones

Thursday, May 11, 12:00pm-1:30pm

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Events Main Page|0 Comments

Stroum Lecture: In What Sense Was Spinoza a Revolutionary Thinker?

Sunday, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Events Main Page|0 Comments