Can Patients Refuse Lifesaving Treatment? A Comparative Review of Secular, Jewish & Israeli PerspectivesWednesday, February 20, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Thomson Hall 101
Dr. Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz will review secular and Jewish-rabbinic approaches to the question of whether patients can refuse lifesaving treatment, and what role physicians should play in that decision.
- Tuesday, February 26, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join Richard Block, associate professor of Germanics and Jewish Studies, to discuss the relevance of Holocaust Studies in the age of Trump, especially post-Pittsburgh. Open to undergraduates
- Thursday, February 28, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at RSVP for venue
Writer Ayelet Tsabari will speak about her new memoir, "The Art of Leaving" (Penguin Random House, 2019) and lead a discussion of a short excerpt from the book.
Watch folklorist François Azar's talk on Jewish folktales of the Mediterranean and a Ladino-language performance of "The Jewish Parrot" in 2018's International Ladino Day celebration.
Makena Mezistrano reflects on the sixth annual Ladino Day celebration.
Jewish Studies faculty share perspectives on anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic violence.
About Stroum Center Events
- The Stroum Center brings world-class speakers and performers to the UW
- Stroum Center events are offered to students and the public free of charge
- Our frequent programming partners on campus include the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Departments of Philosophy, History, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilization (NELC), among others
- Our annual marquee events, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and are still going strong
- The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the Seattle community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Hillel’s Sephardic Hanukkah
- Examples of recent innovative program series: Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium and the Spinoza and Modern Jewish Philosophy Conference