Artist Reception and Conversation Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free with Museum admission; $5 after 5pm. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.655.7881 during Museum hours Nathaniel Deutsch, professor of literature and history and co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa […]
Film Screening and Discussion with Professor Kenneth Waltzer Monday, May 22, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free & Open to the Public College 8, Room 240 UC Santa Cruz Questions? email@example.com or (831) 459-5655. Cinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis […]
Moving Together, Moving Alone: The Story of Boys on a Transport from Auschwitz to Buchenwald Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 12-2 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 202, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Kenneth Waltzer is currently director of the Jewish studies program at Michigan State […]
Monday, April 14, 2014 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Social Sciences 2 Building, Room 121, UC Santa Cruz Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 459-5655. The winding way to peace in Israel and Palestine requires addressing challenges in the intersection between leaders, society and the political context. […]
Morris Ratner is best known for prosecuting Holocaust-era private law claims against Swiss, German, Austrian, and French entities that profited from Nazi atrocities. These organizations profited by retaining dormant bank accounts, failing to pay on life insurance policies, and benefitting from the use of slave labor. Ratner’s litigation resulted in a series of settlements that, together, yielded payments in excess of $8 billion to victims of Nazi persecution.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | 3:30-4:40 PM | Free & Open to the Public Social Sciences 2, Room 75, UC Santa Cruz Questions? email@example.com or (831) 459-3527 Rabbi Professor Rothenberg is a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (since 1994), where he is Jewish Culture and Identity chair and editor of […]
Friday, February 28, 2014 | 3:30-4:40 PM | Free & Open to the Public Social Sciences 2, Room 75 Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 459-5655 This talk surveys the long arc of the Zionist and Israeli hero as perceived in the American setting. Taking a page from scholars of semiotics and iconography, it pays close […]
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | 10:00-11:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Dr. Hedwig C. Rose, education specialist and former Director of Education Studies at Wesleyan University, was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After her father, his five brothers and […]
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?