On January 24, scholars and graduate students gathered at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU to share their research on the topic of Jews and Color.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs presented a special presentation by Dr. Tudor Parfitt, Director of the Global Jewish Studies Program, followed by a tour of the exhibition “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage,” currently on view at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU.
On January 25, Tel Aviv University Vice-President, Dr. Raanan Rein joined FIU Global Jewish Studies Program Director Dr. Tudor Parfitt and FIU Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program Director Dr. Aurora Morcillo in a conversation on Spain's newly instated "right of return" law and its implications.
New course to be taught by Dr. Oren Stier this upcoming Spring 2016.
Video of Dr. Oren Baruch Stier November 3, 2015 at Books & Books in Coral Gables.
In light of the recent tragedy in Nepal, please find herein a list of reputable Jewish and other charities working actively to provide relief and aid to countless individuals and families throughout the affected areas.
Excellent lecture presented by generous support from the Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series and the Initiative for Global Jewish Communities.
The Leo Baeck Institute in conjunction with the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London is offering two bursaries tenable for the academic year 2015/2016 for students taking the Leo Baeck Institute MA in European Jewish History.
On February 17, Dr. Stuart Cohen, Ashkelon Academic College, gave a spirited lecture on the recent increasing proportion of 'national religious' Jews in the Israel Defense Force and what this means.
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Dr. Tova Cohen, Bar-Ilan University, gave a wonderful lecture tracing changes in Israeli society and identifying those that are affecting communities that adhere to a religiously observant Jewish lifestyle, where women have traditionally been excluded from the hegemonic center.