Sunday, November 22, 2009, 1:00 PM
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
What is the Jewish concept of the Messiah? Join scholars Moshe Halbertal and Nathaniel Deutsch in this eye-opening discussion.
November 9, 2009, 4:00 PM
Humanities 1, Room 210
Fred Astren, Chair of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University, holds degrees in Medieval History, Arabic, and Near Eastern Studies.
Television has taken part in articulation of cultural and national identity all over the globe. How is a sense of “the local” changing as media grows increasingly mobile and new global television forms dominate world-wide programming? In Israel, a debate about television’s birth escalated to a national argument over occupation of Palestinian territories, relations with Arab neighbors, and it’s internal, conflicting visions of shared culture and identity.