Azerberjian and the West: The Strategic Importance of Central Asia to Israel and the U.S.
His Excellency Rafael Harpaz, Israeli Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan and His Excellency Elin Suleymanov, Republic of Azerbaijan Ambassador to the U.S. will discuss the strategic importance of Central Asia to Israel and the United States. Moderated by Kogod Professor Richard Linowes. Co-sponsored by AU Students for Israel, AmeriPAC, Israel on Campus Coalition and American Jewish ...more
German Restitutions to Israel: Transitional Justice and Public Debate
Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
Professor Norbert Frei (University of Jena, Germany) will discuss "German Restitutions to Israel: Transitional Justice and Public Debate." Cosponsored by AU Center for Israel Studies, Jewish Studies Program, and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Israeli philosopher and scholar, Moshe Halbertal will give a public lecture on "Israel at the Crossroads of Democracy, Nationalism and Religion". The keynote lecture follows a day-long conference at American University, "How Jewish is the Jewish State: Religion and Society in Israel".
`Routes` is a day of Adult Jewish Learning, with the opportunity to take several classes in just one day. Topics have ranged from from comedy to kabbalah, global politics to playground politics, and soul mates to soul searching.