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March 2021

RSVP to “March 2021 Israeli Election”

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free

Join the Center for Jewish Civilization for a discussion on the March 2021 Israeli Election. Only those who register will receive the Zoom link to access the lecture. RSVP here! About the Event: On March 23, 2021 Israel will have its fourth election in two years. After three elections, none of the candidates were able to secure a parliamentary majority. This stalemate forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the Likud party and his main rival, Benny Gantz of the centrist Blue…

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April 2021

RSVP to our Annual (Virtual) Yom HaShoah Lecture

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

About this Event: The CJC invites you to learn more about the lasting impact and relevance of the Holocaust on Jewish families and modern society. RSVP required -- you may do so here. Only those who register will receive the Zoom link to access the lecture. About the Speaker: Born in Israel and educated at Tel Aviv University and St. Antony's College, Oxford, Dr. Omer Bartov's early research concerned the Nazi indoctrination of the Wehrmacht and the crimes it committed in World…

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RSVP to our Online Lecture, “The Global Merchants: The World of the Sassoons”

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

About the Event: The CJC invites you to a lecture with Dr. Joseph Sassoon, the Director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS). The influential merchants of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries shaped globalization today. The Sassoons, a Baghdadi-Jewish trading family, built a global trading enterprise by taking advantage of major historical developments during the nineteenth century. Their story is not just one of an Arab Jewish family that settled in India, traded in China, and aspired to be…

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RSVP to our Online Lecture, “Worlds Apart: Antithetical Jewish Experiences in the Twentieth Century”

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our book discussion with Dr. Ori Z. Soltes, the former Director of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum. RSVP here! RSVP required. Only those who register will receive the Zoom link to access the lecture. About the Event: This program will delve into the following books: Immortality, Memory, Creativity, and Survival: The Arts of Alice Lok Cahana, Ronnie Cahana, and Kitra Cahana This book reviews the story of a 14-year-old girl from Sarvar, Hungary who…

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September 2021

RSVP to our Discussion of the Twentieth Anniversary of 9/11

September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our event on the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. RSVP to our panel here! Our virtual lecture event will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  In light of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, our panelists will convene to discuss where the U.S went wrong, what it did right, and how the world was affected. Please join leading terrorism experts, Professor Daniel Byman…

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RSVP to “The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive”

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online
Free

The CJC invites you to our book discussion with Professor Philippe Sands about his latest book, 'The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive." 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.  This book discussion will be moderated by the CJC's Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming. From Penguin Random House : From the author of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning East…

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

September 23 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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