Join us for this special Madrasa-Midrasha Program event co-sponsired with the Center for the Arts & Religion. The event will feature presentations by Liat Berdugo (University of San Francisco) and Pantea Karimi (Santa Clara University), moderated by Carol Bier (Center for Islamis Studies, GTU).
Please join us for a talk by Mark Oppenheimer about his new book Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Pittsburgh Neighborhood. This is a co-sponsored program with the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley.
Please join us for a conversation between Jai Chakrabarti and Dan Schifrin about Chakrabarti's new novel, A Play for the End of the World. This is a joint program between the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Dharma Studies.
Join us in commemorating the 50th anniversary of “The Sit-In for Jewish Education” where members of the Berkeley-based Radical Jewish Union (RJU) staged a Sit-In at the Jewish Community Federation in San Francisco to advocate for much more robust community support of Jewish Education. The event is hosted by HAMAQOM and The J, an co-sponsored by CJS.
Join us for the Inaugural Lecture for the Taube Family Chair in Jewish Studies given by Taube Family Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies Sam Shonkoff. The event will feature introductory words by GTU leadership and Shana Penn, Executive Director of Taube Philanthropies, as well as a response by Dr. Judith Plaskow, professor emerita of religious studies at Manhattan College.
Please join CJS for the final installment in our Spring "conversations@cjs" series on critical topics in the field of Jewish Studies. This special event will feature Michael Fishbane (University of Chicago) in conversation with Sam Shonkoff (GTU).
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Sam Shonkoff and Dr. Kamal Abu-Shamsieh as we reflect on the sacred seasons of Passover and Ramadhan. Their talks will explore the notion of Spirituality as it is incorporated in and developed through religious commemorations and practices.