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      • Tue 09/30/14
        5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Reflections on a Summer in the West Bank
      • Butler Board Room
      • This event gives American University students who spent a summer at Bir Zeit University in Palestine an opportunity to share their reflections from time spent on the West Bank over the summer. The forum itself will be initiated by a brief talk by the Palestinian ambassador, who will be speaking about the UN general assembly meeting, and the Palestinian issue. Given recent world news, hearing a ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Arab World Studies

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
      • JSA Pancake Night
      • Kay Lounge A
      • The Jewish Student Association will be hosting their monthly Pancake Night for the AU community.

        Type: Reception
        Host: Jewish Student Association

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      • Mon 10/13/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • 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.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Tue 10/28/14
        9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      • How Jewish is the Jewish State? Religion and Society in Israel
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • The Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program host an all day international conference on the role of religion in Israeli society.

        Type: Conference
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Tue 10/28/14
        7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • The role of Religion in Israeli Society
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
      • 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".

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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