jewish studies project 2007

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Immediate: February 20, 2007Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634e-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu

Nassau Community College Jewish Studies Project

Garden City, New York  The Nassau Community College Jewish Studies Project is proud to present the following events in its spring 2007 lecture series:

March 14, 2:00 p.m., College Center Building  “The History of Jews in Islamic Lands” Ñ Dr. Jane Gerber is a professor of History and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies and Institute for Sephardic Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

March 14, 3:30 p.m., College Center Building  “Interfaith Dialogue: Students of Three Faiths Visit the Holy Land” Ñ Six students discuss their experiences in visiting sacred sites, learning about each other's faiths and participating in a journey of awareness and understanding.

April 11, 2:00 p.m., College Center Building  “Anti-Semitism in America Today” Ñ Robert O. Trestan, Eastern States Civil Rights Counsel of the Anti-Defamation League, will address issues of anti-Semitism as manifested in contemporary American society.

A question and answer period will follow all three programs, which are free and open to the public. For more information about these events, please call Dr. Sally Ann Drucker at 516.572.7796.

 

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