Jewish University for a Day
Date: Apr 23, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community
Location: New York State
Category: JTS in Your Community
Study with scholars who are enriching the landscape of contemporary Judaism
Join JTS and Stony Brook University Hillel for the sixth annual Jewish University for a Day
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. A light breakfast and catered lunch will be served.
Charles B. Wang Center
Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, New York
“The Six-Day War Fifty Years Later: Is Israel Any Safer?,” with David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Yossi Klein-Halevi, author of Like Dreamers: The Story of Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation
- “Between Hospitality and Hostility: Jewish Responses to the Global Refugee Crisis,” Rabbi Daniel Nevins, The Jewish Theological Seminary
- “Jews of Color,” a conversation with Rabbi Capers Shmuel Funnye, Jr., spiritual leader of one of the largest black congregations in the country and cousin of the Obamas
- “From Mishnah to Microsoft,” Dr. Jonathan Milgram, The Jewish Theological Seminary
- “Bob Dylan’s Judaism,” Seth Rogovoy, author of Bob Dylan: Prophet Mystic Poet
- “Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography,” Dr. Sara Lipton, Stony Brook University
- “What Matters: Caring Conversations about End of Life,” Rabbi Mychal Springer, The Jewish Theological Seminary
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|Free to full-time Stony Brook University and JTS students.|
Presented by JTS, Stony Brook University Hillel, and UJA-Federation of New York.
This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Skolnick Family Charitable Trust.