Africa

The Métropole & the Mosque: Free Men at SJFF

Did the Grand Paris Mosque save French Jews during World War II?

By |April 11th, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Aid for Africa? Ruth Messinger

Ruth Messinger and Dan Chirot explore the opportunities and challenges of foreign aid to Africa.

By |February 3rd, 2012|Categories: Video|Tags: , , , |

Can Aid Help Africa? A Student Review

JewDub's own blogger — Charlotte Anthony writes about her reactions to the situation in Africa. Read on to see her perspective...

By |December 16th, 2011|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , |

Public Events Take off

Reflections of the lecture from Ruth Messinger and Prof. Dan Chirot that started off our series in Justice and Judaism.

By |December 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Adventures in Israel

Follow Charlotte's travels through Israel — camels, soldiers, volunteering and learning lessons from her students.

By |November 21st, 2011|Categories: Personal History|Tags: , , , |

Successfully Helping Africa

So many of the countries have weak civil societies — with too few non-governmental organizations to help — and with weak governments it is often hard to get things done. This means that foreign aid projects need to focus on promoting civil society, on helping people make appropriate technological improvements, and on promoting good governance.

By |October 30th, 2011|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , |

Africa Issues in a Nutshell

Daniel Chirot worked as a consultant for CARE in Niger in 2000 promoting civil society organizations.  He worked as a consultant for CARE in

By |August 30th, 2011|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , |