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SPRING 2017 EVENTS
Thursday February 16
SON OF SAUL FILM AND DISCUSSION-- CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Holocaust historian Dennis B. Klein visits Pittsburgh March 19-20
Sunday March 19. 2017, 10 am, at Dor Hadash Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave, Squirrel Hill
Lecture: “Did Holocaust Survivors Forgive?"
For more information, contact Dor Hadash directly.
Monday March 20, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm, William Pitt Union Dining Room
Jewish Studies Brown-Bag Colloquium
“Abandonment: The Refugee Crisis, 1938/2017"
Made possible by the Sittsamer Fund for Holocaust Studies
Religious studies scholar Younus Mirza visits Pitt on April 3
Monday April 3, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm; 602 CL
Jewish Studies Brown Bag Colloquium:
"ISIS's Writings on Jews and Judaism: Its Appropriation of Medieval Muslim Views"
Made possible by the Cardin Fund for Jewish Studies
Students present their research on April 20
Thursday April 20, 11 am-12:15 pm, William Pitt Union Kurzman Room
"The Pittsburgh Torah Scrolls Project"
Film Schmoozes will be back as part of the JFilm Festival
April 20-30, 2017, venues TBA
What's better than watching a good film? Talking about it afterwards.
Join at the JFilm Festival with post-film discussions led by Jewish Studies faculty and other scholars. Watch this space for more info.
SPRING COURSES-- Add/Drop is over-- watch this space for Fall 2017 Course Previews soon