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Outreach Events

2013

Friday, November 8 - Lecture by Judge A. Jay Cristol on the updated edition of “The Liberty Incident”. At The Parliament. By Invitation Only.

Thursday, November 14 – Lecture by Bezalel Porten on “A Jewish Mercenary Colony at Elephantine (Yeb), Ancient Egypt (5th Century BCE)”. Co-sponsored with UM’s Department of Religious Studies. From 4:00-5:30 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Thursday, November 21 – Play: “My Name is Asher Lev”, based on the novel by Chaim Potok. At 8:00 PM at GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Co-sponsored with GableStage. For each donation to the Miller Center of $36, you will be entitled to one ticket.  For more information please contact Maxine Schwartz at mschwartz@miami.edu or call 305-284-8484.

Thursday, December 5 – Lecture by Yossi Klein Halevi – Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and Contributing Editor to The New Republic on his new book “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem”. Co-sponsored with the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center as part of the 33rd Annual Jewish Book Festival. At 7:30 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882. $10 admission fee to benefit the JCC. Free for students with valid UM ID and Miller Center current donors.

Tuesday, December 10 - Dr. David Ellenson, President and Chancellor Elect of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on “Jewish Peoplehood: Judaism’s Response to Modernity”. Co-sponsored with the Association for Jewish Studies and the Robert Russell Memorial Foundation.  At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

2014

Wednesday, January 15 – lecture by Edwin Black on his newly published “Financing the Flames” Co-sponsored with Jacqueline Simkin and the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (ISGAP). At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Tuesday, January 21 – Lecture by Prof. Richard L. Cravatts of Simmons College on “The University’s War Against Israel and Jews” At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Wednesday, January 29 – Dr. Jonathan Woocher, Chief Ideas Officer at JESNA, (Jewish Educational Services of North America) Lippman Kanfer Institute on his chapter titled “Jewish Education in a New Century: An Ecosystem in Transition” in Vol. II of the American Jewish Year Book. Co-sponsored with the Rosenfeld Foundation of the School of Education and Human Resources (UM) and the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.  At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center, 5202 University Dr., Merrick Bldg. #105, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Monday, Feb. 3 - Screening of “Herzl”, a documentary, as part of Prof. Sam Edelman’s course on Zionism.  From 5:00-7:30 at the Cosford Theatre. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Thursday, February 6 – Lecture by Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Chairman of the Rabbinic Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America and Senior Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, Maryland on “Jewish Identity in the 21st Century”.  At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Monday, February 12 - ISGAP

Monday, March 3 - Lecture by Aaron Hughes on Theorizing Judaism and Islam. From 4-5:30pm at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Monday, March 19 - ISGAP

Wednesday, March 26 - Lecture by Prof. Gabi Weinmann on Terrorism on the Internet". Co-sponsored with the School of Communication. At 8:00 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Monday, March 31 - Lecture by Judge Jay Cristol on the "Liberty Incident Revealed" at 8:00pm at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

Monday, April 9 - ISGAP

TBA – Lecture by Prof. Brian Schmidt on “The Quest for the Historical Israel: debating archeology and the history of early Israel”.  Co-sponsored with UM’s Department of Religious Studies. From 4:00-5:30 PM at the Miller Center Auditorium, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building, Coral Gables. RSVP to ccjs@miami.edu or 305-284-6882.

 

 

 

 


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