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Adult Education

Professor Series

These are open to the community so please share with family and friends:

Medieval History, Modern Anguish, and the Jewish Future - Click here to RSVP
February 6, 20, and 27 • 7:00pm  • Zoom
Instructor: Dr. Craig Perry, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University

What can the history of Jewish life in the Middle Ages (622–1492 CE) possibly offer us in the aftermath of October 7? This mini-course will explore three medieval case studies that prompt us to ask new questions about present-day crises and to imagine new possibilities for the future of Jewish life and community.
• February 6 – Jewish Privilege and Subordination in the Islamic Caliphates
• February 20 – The Royal Alliance: Jews and State Power in Christian Europe
• February 27 – Jew vs. Jew: Heresy, Polemic, and Everyday Life

 

The CIA and Israel: Secret Cold War Struggles • Tuesday, March 5 • 7:00pm - Click here to RSVP

In the early 1950s, the CIA established a secret front group to counter Zionism in the United States. Professor Geoffrey Levin will discuss the rise and fall of this group and its connection to his research.

Israel & The Arab-Israeli Conflict Overview • Tuesday, March 12 • 7:00-8:30pm - Click here to RSVP

Gain a deeper understanding of the context and history, explained in a very approachable way. Presented by Beth Brown, who holds a master’s in Jewish History from New York University and an education master’s from Georgia State University.

If you have any questions about our adult education program, please contact Elizabeth Foster.

Wed, June 19 2024 13 Sivan 5784