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The Upsurge of Antisemitism and The Future of Jewish Life in Europe


Antisemitism in many European countries is on the rise. Despite condemnations by top leaders, there has been little political action taken in response. The situation is fueling concern within Jewish....
March 15 2015
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Annual Bernardin Interfaith Lecture


Join us at DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus for the annual Bernardin Interfaith Lecture. This year, Rabbi David Fox Sandmel will address the transformation of Jewish-Catholic relations, with....
March 09 2015
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Student Center 2250 North Sheffield
Lincoln Park, IL 60614
Chicagoland
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Fifty Years of Christian-Jewish Dialogue: Has the Relationship Been Permanently Altered?


The Declaration by the Second Vatican Council in October 1965 profoundly altered the church's understanding of Jews and Judaism. Join us when Fr. John Pawlikowski, a leading figure in interfaith....
October 19 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Fiddler on the Roof


As a gift to the community, Spertus Institute presents this screening for free. Advance reservations are mandatory. REGISTER HERE > http://www.jotformpro.com/Spertus/fiddler
April 06 2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Fiddler's Fortunes (Kick off of 50 years of Fiddler on the Roof)


Since its blockbuster stage debut in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has served an astonishing range of cultural purposes. Theater critic Alisa Solomon, author of "Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of....
April 06 2014
02:00 pm - 03:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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What Changed at Vactican II: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives on Catholic-Jewish Relationsn Fifty Years After Vatican II


Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago, American Jewish Committee, Chicago Board of Rabbis, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, and Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, the....
March 31 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Temple Sholom 3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657
Chicagoland
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Disability and the Law: A Jewish Perspective


Over the last decades, the status and rights of people with disabilities have moved to the forefront on policy platforms worldwide. Following February's Jewish Disability Awareness Month, join us at....
March 02 2014
02:00 pm - 03:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Woof and Drash: Meet the Artist


Berit Engen began weaving as a child in Norway, and now practices this ancient craft of entwining woof (horizontal threads) with warp (vertical threads) from her home in Oak Park, Illinois. She finds....
February 23 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Rabbi Joseph B. Solveitchik as Philosopher


Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik has long been recognized as one of the greatest Talmudic scholars and rabbinic thinkers of the 20th century. This conference will focus on philosophical dimensions of....
February 16 2014
12:00 pm - 6:00 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Kabbalah in Art and Architecture


Kabbalah is a Jewish mystical tradition that stretches back at least 3,500 years. In his beautiful new book, "Kabbalah in Art and Architecture," Alexander Gorlin draws on a wide array of historical....
February 04 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism 1221 County Line Road
Highland Park, IL 60635
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