Tony Michels: “Soviet America: The Russian Revolution in Jewish Life”

Tony Michels: “Soviet America: The Russian Revolution in Jewish Life”

Thursday, April 21, 2016 Humanities Room 210, UCSC 10am-11:45am Directions and Parking The Russian Revolution of 1917 radically altered American Jewish politics. Whereas most Americans viewed the revolution as a threat to western civilization, Jews wished for the success of the Bolsheviks, who offered the only possibility of rescue from the mass slaughter carried out […]

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ISRAELI MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA!

Featuring award-winning singer Moran Arad with members of Brazilian Band SambaDá! DRUMS: Gary Kehoe GUITARS: Nelsen Hutchison BASS: Etienne David Franc SAXOPHONES: Anne Stafford KEYBOARD: Avi Tchamni PERCUSSION: Noam Harel Monday, March 7 at 8:30pm UCSC Porter/Kresge Dining Hall The show is FREE for all Doors open at 8:00pm For more information, contact atchamni@ucsc.edu.

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Mapping Liminal Jewish Spaces with Katie Trostel and Erica Smeltzer

  Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 12:00-1:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities Building 2, Room 259, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Literature graduate students, Katie Trostel and Erica Smeltzer will present their digital works-in-progress as part of their ongoing work related to the Venice Ghetto and Liminal Spaces and […]

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Hedy Rose: “My Childhood in Hiding: Amsterdam, 1942-1945”

  Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 7:00-8:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Following her father’s arrest by the Nazis, Hedy Rose, her mother, and sister spent nearly four years hidden in an Amsterdam cellar by a Christian Samaritan. Please join us for […]

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Joel Kaminsky: “Does God Play Favorites?: A Dialogue on Chosenness in Genesis”

  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 10:00-11:45 AM | Free & Open to the Public Porter College, Room 144, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Professor Kaminsky will explore various motifs surrounding the theme of special divine favor toward certain individuals and groups that pervades Genesis in hopes of illuminating these often troubling narratives. […]

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Berel Lang: “Primo Levi: Chemist, Survivor, Writer”

  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 9:30-10:40 AM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information On Wednesday, November 4, Professor Berel Lang of Wesleyan University, author of Primo Levi: The Matter of a Life, will visit our campus and offer a lecture entitled “Primo […]

Portrait of Hannah Arendt

Film Screening of Hannah Arendt

Film Screening and Discussion with Ron Feldman. Moderated by Bruce Thompson (History, UC Santa Cruz).   Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 7-9 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information FREE pizza will be served   Ron H. Feldman, Ph.D., has edited two important […]