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Podcast: Violence, Militancy & How Civilians React

“Effects of Violence on Civilian Support for Militancy” Doctoral student Emily Gade, one of the Stroum Center's 2016-2017 Graduate Fellows in Jewish Studies, discusses her research on radicalization, terror attacks, resiliency against violence, and influences on how people process trauma, highlighting the work of Israeli Emily Gade – 2016-17 Samuel & Althea Stroum Fellow Emily

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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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

Stroum Lecture: Jewish Emancipation and the Radical Enlightenment

Tuesday, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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