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Faculty Panel: Responding to Pittsburgh

Thomson Hall 101 2023 King Lane, Seattle, WA

Faculty will help to contextualize the October 27 synagogue shooting, offering scholarly perspectives.

Ladino Day 2018: Jewish Folktales of the Mediterranean

Kane Hall 130 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA

Ladino Day 2018 will showcase Paris-based author François Azar's collections of Ladino folktales, which bring Sephardic traditions to new generations.

Zionism and Emotion: Love, Fear, and Guilt

Kane Hall 110 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA

Professor Derek Penslar will consider Zionism, and all forms of modern nationalism, as expressions of emotions -- emotions that motivate both positive strengths and negative feelings of guilt.

Jews and Human Rights: Forgotten Past, Uncertain Future

HUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA

Professor James Loeffler will discuss the nearly forgotten ties between Zionism, Jewish activism, and the emergence of the international human rights movement.

CANCELED: How Frontier Jews Made American Judaism

HUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA

Professor Shari Rabin explores how Jewish migrants in the era of westward expansion shaped the religious idioms, institutions, and ideologies of American Judaism.

STUDENT EVENT: The Rabbis on Love

Get insights on love, desire, and relationships from the greatest rabbis in history. Discussion over coffee with Mika Ahuvia (Jewish Studies, Comparative Religion).