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 ...