book event

An Evening with Peter Kenez, Murray Baumgarten, and Lee Jaffe

  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Silverman Conference Room, Stevenson College, UC Santa Cruz Questions? ihr@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-5655 Please join us for a celebration of two recently published books: The Coming of the Holocaust: From Anti-Semitism to Genocide by Peter Kenez, and The Jewish Street: […]

Ari Y. Kelman

Ari Kelman: “Learning to be Jewish”

For most Americans, the phrase “Jewish education” summons images of Hebrew School. But, Hebrew School, or even what we might call “formal Jewish education” amounts to only a very small percentage of where and how people learn to be Jewish.

leviathan

Leviathan: Celebrating 40 Years of Jewish Journalism at UCSC

  Sunday, April 28, 2013 | 3:00-4:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Stevenson College, Fireside Lounge, UC Santa Cruz Questions? ihr@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-5655 Please join former and current staff members of Leviathan in a celebration of the student publication’s 40th anniversary. Leviathan is one of the longest-running university student publications devoted […]

“Mendelsohn’s Incessant Visions” Screening and Q&A with Director Duki Dror

  February 25, 2013 | 7:30-9:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Theater Arts Center, Media Theater (M110), UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Watch the Trailer Synopsis: This film is a cinematic mediation about the untold story of Erich Mendelsohn,  whose life and career were as enigmatic and tragic as the […]

James Young

James Young: "Stages of Memory: In Berlin & New York"

  March 8, 2013 | 9:30-10:40 AM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Reception following lecture. James E. Young is Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has taught since 1988, and currently Chair of […]

Dora Sorell

Dora Sorell: "Tell the Children"

  February 13, 2013 | 9:30-10:40 AM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Reception following lecture. Dora Sorell grew up in the small town of Sighet in Northern Romania between the two World Wars. In May 1944 she was deported to Auschwitz […]

David Myers

David Myers: "A Hasidic Town in New York? As American as Apple Pie?"

  February 25, 2013 | 5:00-6:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information David Myers is professor of Jewish history and chair of the UCLA History Department. He is currently at work with Nomi Stolzenberg (USC) on a book on the Satmar […]