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November 2019

“Re-Generation. Jewish life in Poland.” Exhibition Discussion

November 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Healey Family Student Center Social Room

The Center for Jewish Civilization and the Galicia Jewish Museum invite you to a discussion on "Re-Generation. Jewish Life in Poland."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 Fortune. The Jewish Historical Institute's exhibit “Re-Generation. Jewish Life in Poland,” explores the history of Jewish communities in post-war Poland throughout a 43-year period.The images selected for the "Re-Generation.…

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December 2019

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

December 3, 2019 @ 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 to "Terribly Close: Polish Vernacular Artists Face the Holocaust" 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…

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January 2020

RSVP to “Rabbinic Practice in LGBTQ Allyship”

January 22, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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RSVP to our Conversation on Jewish Women in the Arts

February 26, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Intercultural Center, 3700 O St. NW
Washington, DC., DC 20057 United States
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The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to our discussion, "Jewish Women in the Arts"  at the Intercultural Center (ICC), Room 301 McGhee Library. RSVP to the discussion here!  About this event: In the last decade within the ultra-Orthodox Jewish world, a new market of “women only" productions in films, theatre and music has emerged in response to the democratization of Internet and access to technology. A conversation between Dr. Jessica Roda and artist Malky Weingarten, this event covers this growing…

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March 2020

RSVP to our Online Event “Terrorism’s Terrible Price: Assassination of Lord Moyne and Palestine’s Lost Opportunity for Peace”

March 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Dr. Bruce Hoffman's virtual lecture, "Terrorism's Terrible Price: Assassination of Lord Moyne and Palestine's Lost Opportunity for Peace." RSVP to the lecture here!  Dr. Bruce Hoffman's virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  About the event: Lord Moyne was the senior British official responsible for the Middle East during World War II. A member of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's…

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April 2020

RSVP to “Covid-19 and Conspiracy”

April 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Professor Ira Forman’s virtual lecture, “Covid-19 and Conspiracy: the Latest Manifestation of Conspiracy” RSVP to the lecture here!  Professor Ira Forman’s virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  About the event: Since the beginning of recorded history human beings have reacted to complex, societal catastrophes by spinning conspiracy theories. These theories posit simple explanations for bad things happening. Over the…

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September 2020

RSVP to our Online Event, “Israeli-Emirati Normalization and Its Implications for the Middle East”

September 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Ambassador Dennis Ross's virtual lecture, “Israeli-Emirati Normalization and its Implications for the Middle East.” RSVP to the lecture here!  Ambassador Dennis Ross's virtual lecture will take place on Wednesday, September 09, at 4 PM. It will only be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will only be emailed to all those who RSVP About the Event: Join Ambassador Dennis Ross, a veteran negotiator and expert on Israeli-Arab relations, as he sheds light on the announcement that…

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RSVP to our Online Event, “My Father’s Journey from Hasidic WWI Warsaw and My Quest to Follow”

September 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Professor Deborah Tannen’s virtual lecture, “My Father's Journey from Hasidic WWI Warsaw and My Quest to Follow.” RSVP to the lecture here!  Professor Deborah Tannen’s virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  About the Book: Dr. Deborah Tannen's father was raised in a Hasidic household in Warsaw. In 1920, He came to the United States at the age of twelve, already identifying…

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October 2020

RSVP to our Online Event, “From Checkpoint to Waze: Israel as a Cyber Tiger”

October 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to Professor Eviatar Matania’s virtual lecture, “From Checkpoint to Waze: Israel as a Cyber Tiger.” A new Eventbrite link will be distributed within the next few days. Professor Eviatar Matania’s virtual lecture will be accessible to all viewers via Zoom. Zoom invitations will be emailed to all those who RSVP.  About the event: Join the Center for Jewish Civilization for its first event of the semester! Professor Eviatar Matania will discuss current threats…

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