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September 2021

RSVP to “Judaism in Space: A Reading and Discussion”

September 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our reading and discussion with Professor David Ebenbach about his latest book, 'How to Mars.' RSVP to our event here! Our virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  'How to Mars' is an exploration of a somewhat absurd effort to colonize the red planet, and has been called "A poignant examination of what it means to be human" (Kirkus Reviews). The CJC's…

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October 2021

RSVP to “Modernity in the Eastern Sephardi Diaspora: The Jews of Late Ottoman Izmir”

October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, "Modernity in the Eastern Sephardi Diaspora: The Jews of Late Ottoman Izmir." RSVP to our event here! Our virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  This lecture will tell the story of a long-overlooked Ottoman Jewish community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Drawing extensively on a rich body of previously…

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November 2021

RSVP to “The Gaza Dilemma: Hamas, International Assistance and the Evolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict”

November 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, "The Gaza Dilemma: Hamas, International Assistance and the Evolution of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict." RSVP to our event here!  This event will take place via Zoom. Links will be provided to all those who RSVP. Additionally, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule. When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information…

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RSVP to “Arab Zionism and the Path to Peace”

November 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, “Arab Zionism and the Path to Peace,” with Dr. Einat Wilf. RSVP to our event here! For decades, anti-Zionism formed a central core of Arab identity. The Abraham Accords - normalization agreements between Israel, the UAE, Bahrain and Morocco - point to a possibility that this might be changing. Goldman Visiting Professor, Einat Wilf, will reflect on the transformational impact of these accords, the possible emergence of…

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January 2022

RSVP to “The Holocaust and Genocide: Memorialization and Activism”

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, “The Holocaust and Genocide: Memorialization and Activism,” with Professor Donald Bloxham. RSVP to our event here! Join the Center for Jewish Civilization for our annual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Professor Donald Bloxham will discuss relationships, both synergistic and antagonistic, between the memorial approach to the Holocaust and the activist approach to genocide. About the Speaker: Donald Bloxham is Richard Pares Professor of History at the…

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February 2022

RSVP to our Online Lecture, “The Philip Roth We Don’t Know: Sex, Race, and Autobiography”

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, “The Philip Roth We Don't Know: Sex, Race, and Autobiography,” with Professor Jacques Berlinerblau. RSVP to our event here! The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Professor and CJC Senior Advisor Jacques Berlinerblau's lecture on the legacy of the late author, Philip Roth. Throughout our online event, Professor Berlinerblau will discuss his critical new perspective on Roth's work in relation to auto-fiction, America's racial reckonings, and…

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RSVP to our Online Lecture, “Once We Were Slaves: “The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family”

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

The Center for Jewish Civilization is pleased to invite you to our virtual lecture, “Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family," with Professor Laura Arnold Leibman. RSVP to our event here! From Oxford Scholarship Online: An obsessive genealogist and descendant of one of the most prominent Jewish families since the American Revolution, Blanche Moses firmly believed her maternal ancestors were Sephardic grandees. Yet she found herself at a dead end when it came to her grandmother’s maternal…

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March 2022

RSVP to our 2022 Hal Israel Lecture, “Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth”

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our annual 2022 Hal Israel Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations. This year, Professor Magda Teter will discuss her recent book, Blood Libel: On the Trail of An Antisemitic Myth. RSVP is required. Only those who register will receive the Zoom link to access the lecture.  About the 2022 Hal Israel Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations: In 2019, a shooter of the synagogue in Poway near San Diego invoked the story of Simon of Trent, a Christian boy…

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April 2022

RSVP to the 2022 Andrew H. Siegal Lecture by Professor Matthew Levitt

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hybrid
Free

The CJC invites you to our annual Andrew H. Siegal Memorial Lecture. The 2022 Siegal Lecture will be a hybrid event, taking place in person (location: Georgetown University's Main Campus) and via Zoom. In adherence to Georgetown's current Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions, only a limited number of "in person" tickets are available. In order to attend the event in person, please (a) present your "in person admission" ticket upon arrival, (b) follow the University’s protocol for verifying your vaccination status, and…

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September 2022

“Israel’s Moment: International Support for and Opposition to Establishing the Jewish State”

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our first lecture of the academic year with ProfessorJeffrey Herf, "Israel's Moment: Int. Support for and Opposition to Est. the Jewish State.” RSVP to our event here! Our virtual lecture event will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  About the book: Israel's Moment is a major new account of how a Jewish state came to be forged in the shadow of World War Two…

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