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Jan 30 2017
As members of the faculty of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University, we express our outrage at the executive order issued by President Trump denying entry into the United States for the next 90 days to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia...
Jan 13 2017 | Original Post Link
We are excited to share the news that two of our alums have won for the following categories in the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards: For Sephardic Culture, Sarah Abrevaya Stein won the Mimi S. Frank Award in Memory of Becky Levy for her book, "Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship,...
Dec 14 2016 | Original Post Link
Latkes? An age-old Jewish tradition? Think again. While pancakes have been around for some 12,000 years — millennia before the Maccabees put their stamp on an ancient winter celebration — potato pancakes are a relatively recent phenomenon. So said award-winning Jewish cookbook author Joan Nathan,...
Nov 2 2016
Amos Gitai is one of Israeli cinema's most internationally feted directors, with 45 films to his credit, spanning 35 years. Gitai visited Stanford October 19-21, 2016 for the screening of his acclaimed thriller Rabin, the Last Day.