Kol Sasson opens for international conference hosted by two universities
By Mackenzie Roche
Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson kicked off “The End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands” event at Stamp Monday with songs of unification and optimism about the Jewish people.
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group opened the event, which was hosted by the faculty of ...
Haaretz editor-in-chief visits UMD to discuss liberal news coverage in Israel, US
By Mika Park
For the Mitzpeh
Aluf Benn, editor-in-chief of Haaretz, spoke at a lecture on Sept. 12 titled “Israel, the U.S., & the Media: Inherent Enemies?” with professor Yoram Peri, director of the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, and professor Dana Priest of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at The Clarice ...
Visiting UCLA professor discusses Moroccan Jewish identity, effects of tourism
By Asia Hester
For the Mitzpeh
The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies welcomed Aomar Boum, a socio-cultural anthropologist, Wednesday to discuss the effects of the integral history of Jewish culture and presence in Morocco and other Arab countries on the people and governments .
“This professor is an expert on Moroccan ...
Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer to speak at UMD tonight
By Jacqueline Hyman
Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer will speak at the Seventh Annual Dubin Lecture at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in the Gildenhorn Recital Hall tonight at 6:30 p.m.
The Dubin Lecture, which has been an annual event since 2008, is “an opportunity to bring high-level lecturers to discuss issues that are related ...