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January 2020

RSVP to “Rabbinic Practice in LGBTQ Allyship”

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 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 invites you to Rabbi Mike Moskowitz's lecture, "Rabbinic Practice in LGBTQ Allyship." RSVP to the event here! About the Lecture This lecture will explore issues pertaining to the LGBTQ community in relation to Orthodox Judaism and Jewish thought. It will also deal with the practical questions that are most commonly asked and the approaches that are currently being deployed in rabbinic allyship and Jewish Law. Be sure to save your seat on our eventbrite.  About…

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February 2020

RSVP to “Widen the Window,” with Dr. Elizabeth Stanley

February 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Intercultural Center, 3700 O St. NW
Washington, DC., DC 20057 United States
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Join the Center for Jewish Civilization for a discussion on Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive During Stress and Recover from Trauma by Dr. Stanley. RSVP here! About the Book: Stress is our internal response to an experience that our brain perceives as threatening or challenging. Trauma is our response to an experience in which we feel powerless or lacking agency. Until now, researchers have treated these conditions as different, but they actually lie along a…

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March 2020

RSVP to “Attitudes Towards Jews in Contemporary East Asia and Their Implications”

March 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 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 Dr. Rotem Kowner's lecture, "Attitudes Towards Jews in Contemporary East Asia and Their Implications." RSVP to the event here!  About the Speaker: Dr. Rotem Kowner is a professor of Japanese history and culture at the University of Haifa, Israel. His background includes early childhood in a Kibbutz, military service as an executive officer aboard a missile boat, and work as a chef in an Italian restaurant in Melbourne. Kowner's active interest in…

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RSVP to “Assassination of Lord Moyne and Palestine’s Lost Opportunity for Peace”

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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 Dr. Bruce Hoffman's lecture, "Assassination of Lord Moyne and Palestine's Lost Opportunity for Peace." RSVP to the lecture here!  More details on the lecture to come soon! Please check back on this page for updates.  About the speaker: Dr. Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for over four decades. He is a tenured professor in Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and until recently was director of its Center…

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