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Upcoming Events

Two Events with Dr. Ronit Stahl:

 

Monday October 16, 2017, 12 noon-1:30 pm, room tba

Jewish Studies Lunch Colloquium 

“Fighting with Faith: Jewish Military Chaplains and the American State”

Co-sponsor: Department of Religious Studies

Bring a lunch and we will provide drinks and dessert.

 

Monday October 16, 6 pm-7:30 pm, 501 CL  

Medical Humanities Monday Lecture

“Conscientious Objection and Professional Obligation: From Military Chaplains to Modern Medicine”

Co-sponsors:  Center for Bioethics and Health Law; Department of Religious Studies

 

International Week:

 

Tuesday October 17, 12-2 pm, Assembly Room, WPU

International Potato Symposium:  “You Say Potato….”                             

Join Haya Feig (Hebrew) and David Schlitt (Yiddish) and other language instructors for an event featuring potato-based foods from around the world and the linguistic and cultural manifestations of the potato!

 

Rabbi Barbara Aiello, Italy's First Woman Rabbi, visiting Pittsburgh:

 

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)

 

Annual Israel Heritage Room Lecturer: Archaeologist Jodi Magness

 

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.