Shanghai Jews: Michael Blumenthal talk

The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community is an event series at the University of Chicago exploring the experience of nearly 23,000 Jewish refugees who escaped to Shanghai during World War II. This series opens with an exhibit (January 15-March 30th) on the third floor of the Regenstein Library, featuring unique historical objects, documents, and photographs donated by families who lived in Shanghai during the war.

France in Wartime: Jewish Experiences

Three films dealing with the stress of wartime and defeat, capture, and occupation.  The films were conceived and directed by master film makers in France.  Each offers a particular perspective on events uncovering personal images about France, not to mention attitudes towards Jews.  Join us for any or all of the movies and stay for the discussions which will follow.

Shabbat B'Yachad with Speaker

Join us on Friday, January 18 for Shabbat B'Yachad. Bring your extended family and friends to our participatory, musical Shabbat evening service for all ages, with instruments, followed by a wonderful vegetarian/fish/dairy dinner in the Atrium.
Guest speaker Zach Schaffer will speak on "Embracing the Dream, Confronting the Reality: Zionism in the 21st Century " offering us a glimpse into his work discussing Israel across political, generational and ideological lines.  


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