News and Announcements from the Jewish Studies Program
at the University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Reminders of upcoming events
Sunday, November 16, 2014, 7-9 pm
at Rodef Shalom Congregation
FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION “Regina”
Documentary Film about the first female Rabbi, Regina Jonas.
Join us for a film screening, a historical introduction by Professor Rachel Kranson (University of Pittsburgh); and a post-film discussion with Rabbis Sharyn Henry (Rodef Shalom); Amy Levin (Beth Shalom); and Barbara Symons (Temple David)
Co-sponsored with JFilm: Pittsburgh Jewish and Israeli Film Festival.
ISRAEL HERITAGE ROOM ANNUAL MEETING AND GUEST LECTURE:
"Jerusalem's Geopolitical Question"
Lecture by Noam Shoval, Professor of Geography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and AICE Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh.
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10 am-1 pm
at the Heinz History Center in the Strip District
INTERACTIVE DAY AT THE ARCHIVES: "Jewish Life in Western Pennsylvania"
Jewish Studies Students and Faculty join with the Rauh Jewish Archives, the Rodef Shalom Archives, and the Archives Service Center from Pitt for a hands-on experience and presentations of research to a wider public.