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NEWs AND EVENTS

New Certificate Requirements

New Certificate Requirements for Students Graduating in April 2018 or after.. Read More

PITT IN ISRAEL new study abroad program

PITT IN ISRAEL (Panther Study Abroad Program) is coming SUMMER 2018!  Check out details here: http://www.abroad.pitt.edu/israel

Upcoming Events

 

Rabbi Barbara Aiello, Italy's First Woman Rabbi:

 

Saturday October 28, 1-4 pm, Heinz History Center

Lecture and Workshop: “I’m Italian, But Could I be Jewish Too? The Story of the Hidden Jews of Southern Italy”

Co-sponsored with the Heinz History Center, Roots in the Boot, and the Department of French and Italian.

Registration required:  http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/story-hidden-jews-southern-italy  (Free for Pitt students and museum members)

 

Sunday October 29, 1-4 pm, Heinz History Center

Lecture: “The Amazing Story of How Southern Italian Helped Jews During the Holocaust”

Co-sponsored with the Heinz History Center, Roots in the Boot, and the Department of French and Italian.

Registration required:  http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/italian-jews-world-war-ii  (Free for Pitt students and museum members)

 

Israel Heritage Lecture: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq

Monday November 27, 2017, 7 pm, CL 324

Lecture: “More Than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee”

Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Co-sponsored with the Israel Heritage Room

Annual Meeting and Lecture of the Israel Heritage Room Committee, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Heritage Room that opened in November 1987.

Reception and tours of the Israel Heritage Room to follow.