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Women’s security discussed at Global Peace Conference, explores connection between gender and violence

By Hallie Kay For Mitzpeh @TheHallieKay   A Northeastern University professor of sociology explored the connection between empowerment of women and militaristic tendencies in North African and Middle Eastern countries Wednesday at the Stamp Student Union. Professor Valentine M. Moghadam focused on gender and inequality in ...

Scholars discuss new approaches to world peace at Bahá’í conference

By Thomas Hindle For Mitzpeh @Thomas_Hindle_   Countries are taking the wrong approach in trying to achieve world peace, a speaker said Wednesday at The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace conference. The conference, titled “The Future of Humanity: The Challenge of Global Peace and Security” was a two-day event held at this ...

International conference educates audience about end of Jewish life in Arab lands

By Kaitlyn Hopkins For Mitzpeh @khopkins31 "The Ancient Jewish Community of Yemen and its Emigration" was just one of the lectures that was given at the End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands International Conference Tuesday. The conference, held in Prince George's Room in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, attracted a diverse crowd ...

Scholars from around world discuss Jewish involvement in politics from 1492-1880

By Chidinma Onuoha Staff writer @Omniwriterpen Academic scholars from all over the world attended The Practice of Jewish Politics conference at this university to share their ideas on Jewish involvement in politics on Sunday and Monday. Jewish history professor Bernard D. Cooperman said when people think of Jewish politics, it’s in the ...

Hillel’s JWLC focused on making the most out of a college experience

By Rachel Askinasi, for the Mitzpeh, @raskinasi The second annual Jewish Women’s Leadership Conference was held on March 8 at Hillel. Participants attended seminars that were geared toward a variety of professional world readiness, conference co-chair, Emily Shreck, said. This year, conference organizers decided to alter the nature ...

Meyerhoff: 40 years and the future

By Brittany Britto   Members of the Jewish community from across the country gathered in Tawes Hall last month for a daylong conference celebrating 40 years of Jewish studies at this university. “Jewish Studies in America: Past, Present and Future,” a series of roundtable discussions, brought together faculty, alumni and other ...