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Now displaying: February, 2009

Welcome to The Foundation for Jewish Studies' Podcast. Please visit our website to learn about upcoming events and donate to support our programs and this podcast. We invite you to join our mailing list and subscribe to our blog. Enjoy the lectures!

 
Feb 17, 2009

Speaker: Dr. Antony Polonsky, Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue; Washington, DC

This lecture discusses the often confusing history of Jews in Poland and Russia.

Feb 16, 2009

Speaker: Professor Ed Kaplan, Department of Romance Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part four dicusses Israel, the Holocaust, and spiritual radicalism in relation to how modern faith faces despair.

The Josephine F. and H. Max Ammerman Study Retreat

Feb 16, 2009

Speaker: Professor Ed Kaplan, Department of Romance Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part three dicusses prayer, reverence, and social responsibility in relation to Heschel's involvement in and views on civil rights, Soviet Jewry, the Vietnam War.

The Josephine F. and H. Max Ammerman Study Retreat

Feb 15, 2009

Speaker: Professor Ed Kaplan, Department of Romance Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part one dicusses Heschel’s life and how his belief in sacred humanism resulted in his religious response to world events.

The Josephine F. and H. Max Ammerman Study Retreat

Feb 15, 2009

Speaker: Professor Ed Kaplan, Department of Romance Studies, Brandeis University

Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown, MD

Part two dicusses the Bible as holiness in words and how it can be an experience of G-d for today’s seekers.

The Josephine F. and H. Max Ammerman Study Retreat

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