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A Forum on Judaism

Time: September 28, 2016 from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center Ballroom
Street: 501 Crescent St.
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://calendar.southernct.ed…
Phone: (203) 392-6615
Event Type: forum
Organized By: SCSU Faculty Senate & Judaic Studies Program
Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2016

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The Faculty Senate and Judaic Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University will sponsor a panel of speakers to explore aspects of Judaism as a religion and culture; discuss anti-Semitism and the relationship between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; and explain elements of Jewish life such as the Torah, Jewish holidays, and Jewish views on topics such as sin, afterlife, prayer, and charity.

Speakers will include: Rabbi Stacey Offner, Temple Beth Tikvah, Madison, Conn.; Marji Lipshez-Shapiro, Senior Associate Director, Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Connecticut Regional Office; Martin Laskin, Assistant Professor, SCSU Sociology and Judaic Studies; David Pettigrew, SCSU Professor of Philosophy and Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Deborah Weiss, Professor and Chairperson, SCSU Department of Communication Disorders, and Co-coordinator, SCSU Judaic Studies Program; Mark Ojakian, President, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities; Joe Bertolino, President, Southern Connecticut State University; and  Maria Diamantis, Faculty Senate President and SCSU Professor of Mathematics.

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