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  • Dr. Shayna Weiss on Israeli Music and Judaism

    Dr. Shayna Weiss on Israeli Music and Judaism

    Our Palestine/Israel lecture series continues on Tuesday, Nov 7 with a talk from Dr. Shayna Weiss of Brandeis University on Israeli music and Judaism. Join us as usual at 2.40pm in the LPAC Cinema—pizza will be served.

  • On Anti-Semitism – Rabbi Alex Weissman

    The Peace and Conflict Studies program will host Rabbi Alex Weissman to speak on Anti-Semitism here at Swarthmore next week. “On Anti-Semitism” Rabbi Alex Weissman Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Tuesday, September 27 2:40-3:55pm Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema Sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies, History, the Intercultural Center, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology/Anthropology

  • From Mississippi to Jerusalem: Jewish Civil Rights Veterans of SNCC

    Come learn about the intersection of Judaism and civil rights activism! This 2-day event series features Jewish activists Dorothy Zellner, Ira Grupper, Larry Rubin, and Mark Levy, all of whom participated in the Civil Rights movement as part of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Come to one or all of the three events! There…

  • Michael Walzer on Politics, Justice, and Jewish Thought

    Monday, March 18th, 2013 Q & A session at 4:15 pm, Kohlberg Scheuer Room Lecture at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Science Center 101 Michael Walzer, emeritus professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, New Jersey is one of the most renowned living political philosophers. Walzer’s pioneering work on justice, communitarianism, just war…

  • Rabbi Arthur Waskow receives Peace Award

    Rabbi Arthur Waskow, founder of The Shalom Center of Philadelphia, received the Peace Award from Germantown Mennonite Church today. He spoke to the congregation on bringing labor and rest into alignment with a healthy quality of life and a healthy planet. His recent book, co-authored with Rabbi Phyllis O. Berman, is titled, Freedom Journeys: The…