Come to Special Collections to look at and learn about a spectacular book recently acquired by Special Collections Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 4:30-5:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Special Collections, McHenry Library (3rd floor), UC Santa Cruz Questions? email@example.com or (831) 459-5655 UCSC Special Collections has recently acquired a facsimile of […]
Kishinev’s 1903 pogrom was the first instance when an event in Russian Jewish life received wide hearing. The riot, leaving 49 dead, in an obscure border town, dominated headlines in the western world for weeks, it intruded on US-Russian relations, and it left an imprint on an astonishingly diverse range of institutions including the nascent Jewish army in Palestine, the NAACP, and, most likely, the first version of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. How was it that incident came to define so much, and for so long?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 6:00-7:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Julia Phillips Cohen is Assistant Professor in the Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of History at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi […]
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | 6:00-7:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Silverman Conference Room, Stevenson College, UC Santa Cruz Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org 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: […]
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.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 2:00-3:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information The presentation explores the marriage patterns of the Sephardi Jewish communities, paying special attention to when Sephardim began marrying Ashkenazi Jews, thereby giving birth to a new type […]
Sunday, April 28, 2013 | 3:00-4:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Stevenson College, Fireside Lounge, UC Santa Cruz Questions? email@example.com 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]