May 7, 2019
Historical epics, contemporary indies, and a restored classic are among the films that explore Jewish history, family, and cultural identity in the National Center for Jewish Film’s Annual Film Festival, running May 7-19 at the Museum of Fine Arts and the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
April 17, 2019
Arabic music, food, dessert, skits, much more!
Sponsored by the Arabic Program at Brandeis
April 11, 2019
2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture by Ilana SzobelSponsored by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
April 10, 2019
Words and Artifacts: Treasures of a Cuban-Jewish Exile
Ruth Behar, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan
Lecture, book-signing, reception. Piano accompaniment by Jan Zimmerman.
Ruth Behar, a Cuban-Jewish anthropologist and the first Latina MacArthur Fellow, shows how culture is both an artifact of history and a vehicle of ongoing memory. Join us for a reading of her latest book of poetry, Everything I Kept/Todo lo que quarde.
Sponsored by HBI Project on Latin American Jewish & Gender Studies, the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, Brandeis Alumni Association, Brandeis International Business School, and Brandeis Latin American & Latino Studies Program.
April 2, 2019
Undergraduate students are invited to enjoy a casual, Kosher lunch with your NEJS faculty and UDRs. Fall 2019 course information will be available.
March 25, 2019
Presenting a lecture entitled "What is Home?"
All are welcome!
Sponsored by CGES, Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Department of Theater Arts and the Hebrew Program.
March 18, 2019
Udi Mokady, a pioneer in the Privileged Account Security software field lectures in Hebrew in HBRW 124a: Hebrew for Business: Doing Business in Start-up Nation with Professor Sara Hascal.
Sponsored by the Hebrew Program.
January 22, 2019
First Annual Study Abroad Week---a whole week to research, apply, and get excited for a semester, year, or summer abroad! Join one or more of 11 events hosted during the week!
January 25, 2019
Roots: A local Palestinian Israeli initiative for understanding, nonviolence, and transformation.
Hanan Schlesinger, an Orthodox Rabbi and passionate Zionest settler, and Palestinian Shadi Abu Awwad, the architect and coordinator of the Roots youth movement, share their personal stories and how they are working together to build a better future for their peoples through Roots/Shorashim/Judur.
Sponsored by Brandeis Hillel.
January 15, 2019
Lecture by Elliot Wolfson.
Professor Wolfson received his PhD from Brandeis in 1986 and is currently the Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
Sponsored by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies,the Mandel Center for the Humanities, the Department of English, the Program in Religious Studies, and the History of Ideas Program.
November 8, 2018
Rights and Nationhood from 1948 to the Present
Lecture by Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History, Yale University
Sponsored by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry with the support of the Valya and Robert Shapiro Endowment and the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
November 8, 2018
The Arabic Language Program invites you to enjoy Middle Eastern refreshments and desserts at 5:30 p.m. and meet guest calligrapher, Hajj Wafaa.
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and the Arabic Language Program.
October 15, 2018
Offered the week of October 15, 2018
Join us for a week of amazing performances by international Israeli artists starting October 15, 2018. Note events are in Hebrew and/or English. All are welcome.
Sponsored by: Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, NEJS, Consulate General of Israel to New England, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, CGES, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, Hillel at Brandeis, Department of Theater Arts
October 11, 2018
The original, non-musical film version of the book which inspired "Fiddler on the Roof."
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and the Yiddish Program.
October 8, 2018
Guest lecture by Monique Moultrie, Georgia State University
Moultrie has recently published Passionate and Pious: Religious Media and Black Women's Sexuality (2017)
Offered by The Program in Religious Studies and the Kraft Hiatt Fund; co-sponsored by Office of Spiritual and Religious Life and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion