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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
      • This conference examines the separation of state and religion in Israel, looks into the treatment and the internal structure of non-Jews in the Jewish state, and asks about Jewish religious pluralism and Orthodox dominance. Leading experts from Israel, Europe, and the United States will speak on these questions, drawing upon their own scholarship, teaching, and variant experiences at several ...more

        Type: Conference
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Tue 10/28/14
        7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Palestine 101
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • Especially after the most recent events in Gaza and the West Bank, we've received many requests for an event that breaks down the current situation, historical context, social issues, and political scene in Palestine and Israel. The ability to engage in discussions on these topics depend on some basic information that can be difficult to acquire, and we would like to help get you some of that ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Students for Justice in Palestine

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      • Tue 10/28/14
        7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      • "Israel at the Crossroads of Democracy, Nationalism and Religion", lecture by Moshe Halbertal
      • 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".

        A full conference program is available on the rsvp link: http://www.american.edu/cas/israelstudies/rsvp

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Sun 11/02/14
        7:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Routes Conference
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • `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.

        Type: Conference
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Wed 11/05/14
        7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Antisemitism Rising?
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 2
      • Ira Forman, U.S. Department of State Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism; Andrew Baker, Director, International Jewish Affairs for the American Jewish Committee; and Michael Brenner, Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies; will discuss the rising tide of antisemitism in the United States and abroad, especially in Europe. Moderated by AU Professor Pamela Nadell. Co-sponsored by Jewish ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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