UCSC Professor Joins Acclaimed Writers for New Passover "Users Manual"

Two weeks ago, author Jonathan Safran Foer (Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close) went on the Stephen Colbert show to promote his latest book New American Haggadah. Edited by Foer and translated by acclaimed writer Nathan Englander, the book is a new, alternative version of the Passover book used by Jews to celebrate […]

Clive Sinclair: "The Jew in the Crown"

  April 4, 2012 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Clive Sinclair has published 13 books of fiction, travel, and autobiography, some of which have been given prizes. Early in his career he was selected as one of the […]

Peter Kenez to Deliver Annual UCSC Spring Emeriti Faculty Lecture

History professor and co-holder of Neufeld-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies to share his research A Holocaust survivor and native of Hungary, Peter Kenez is a scholar of the history of Russia and the former Soviet Union. He is currently working on a book-length study of the Holocaust–a comparative study of the prerequisites for mass murder […]

Peter Kenez

Peter Kenez: "The Coming of the Holocaust"

University of California, Santa Cruz, Emeriti group presents Emeriti Faculty Lecture by Peter Kenez, Professor of History, Co-Holder of Neufield-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies UC Santa Cruz   March 15, 2012 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information A Holocaust survivor and […]

Music of the Holocaust, Exile, and Resistance: Class Concert

  February 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Center, Room 131, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Quartet for the end of times, 5th movement (1941) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) Irene Herrmann – cello Ittai Rosenbaum – piano S’bernt (1938) Mordekhai Gebirtig (1877-1942) Liz Baseman – voice […]

Hagi Kenaan

Hagi Kenaan: "What Makes an Image Ethical?"

  February 27, 2012 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Communications Building, Studio C, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Hagi Kenaan (Ph.D, Yale University 1995) is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University. He specializes in continental philosophy, phenomenology, and the philosophy of art. In […]

Emanuela Trevisan-Semi: "Why Jews left Morocco: Different Narratives"

Emanuela Trevisan Semi is professor of Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice (Italy). She has done research about Jews at the margins (karaites, Jews of Ethiopia, Judaising movements) and mizrahim in Israel. She has recentely published […]