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October 2019

RSVP: The Use and Abuse of the Holocaust in Political Discourse Today

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mortara Center, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20007 United States
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The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to a lecture by Ambassador David Saperstein. RSVP on the CJC eventbrite today!   About the event: References to the Holocaust, Hitler and Nazis are often used by politicians, religious leaders and others, in America and across the globe, in justifying their political positions. We see it in discussions on issues ranging from the challenges facing oppressed religious and ethnic groups like the Rohingya, Tibetan Buddhists, and Uighur Muslims in China; abortion; ISIL;…

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The Use and Abuse of the Holocaust in Political Discourse Today

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW United States

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to a lecture by Ambassador David Saperstein. References to the Holocaust, Hitler and Nazis are often used by politicians, religious leaders and others, in America and across the globe, in justifying their political positions. We see it in discussions on issues ranging from the challenges facing oppressed religious and ethnic groups like the Rohingya, Tibetan Buddhists, and Uighur Muslims in China; abortion; ISIL; Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons; animal rights; the treatment of…

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RSVP: Andrew H. Siegal Lecture By Danielle Pletka

October 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Riggs Library

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to attend the annual Andrew H. Siegal Memorial Lecture featuring Danielle Pletka. RSVP today! About the event: The Bystander Effect: When Bad Things Happen in the World and No One Cares. Democracy is on the wane, anti-Semitism is on the rise, jihadis are coming back, rogue regimes feel secure, and it seems that few politicians or world leaders truly care. Is it the 1930s all over again? What should America do in this…

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RSVP: Welcoming the Stranger

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall, Georgetown University, 6411 Tondorf Rd, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 3901 Georgetown Ct NW United States + Google Map

The Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University is pleased to invite you to its upcoming conference, Welcoming the Stranger. The event will take pace in the Arrupe Multipurpose Room on Georgetown University's Main Campus. RSVP on the CJC eventbrite today!   About the event: The Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University is pleased to announce its upcoming conference, Welcoming the Stranger: Abrahamic Hospitality and Its Contemporary Implications. This forum will examine the positive and negative receptions of strangers…

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November 2019

RSVP: “Re-Generation. Jewish Life in Poland.” Exhibition Discussion

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall, Georgetown University, 6411 Tondorf Rd, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 3901 Georgetown Ct NW United States + Google Map

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to a discussion of the exhibit "Re-Generation. Jewish Life in Poland." The event will take pace in the Arrupe Multipurpose Room on Georgetown University’s Main Campus. RSVP on the CJC eventbrite today! About the Event: Press photographer Chuck Fishman achieved great renown for his work, having won the World Press Photo Foundation medal four times, and having been featured on the covers of magazines such as Life, Newsweek, Time, and…

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December 2019

RSVP: The Hal Israel Endowed Lecture with Dr. Erica Lehrer

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Copley Formal Lounge, 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA United States + Google Map

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to join us for our annual Hal Israel Endowed Lecture in Jewish-Catholic Relations. RSVP on the CJC eventbrite today!   About the Event:  The Hal Israel Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations is named in memory of Hal Israel (C'92) and seeks to facilitate dialogue and strengthen ties between Jews and Catholics. It explores the many ways in which members of these two faiths continue to replace ancient prejudices with cooperation and understanding in…

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