Finding Faith in a Community: One Young Man's Remarkable Journey
"Finding Faith in a Community" is a short tribute to Jeffery Plevan written by his family in honor of his birthday in February.Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:14
Sol Littman's Book War Criminal on Trial Reprinted
War Criminal on Trial: Rauca of Kaunas, by Sol Littman had been republished by and is also available online for free.
Book Summary: This reprint of the timeless 1983 book by the Canadian investigative reporter Sol Littman is a fascinating and disturbing account that is composed of two intriguing parts. First, Littman describes life within and the final “liquidation” of the Kovno ghetto (Kaunas, Lithuania) during World War II, giving the reader a... Read moreWed, 03/25/2015 - 10:54
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Religion and faith: Dead Sea Scrolls subject of JCC talk
The final Pozez Lecture for this semester, entitled "What do the Dead Sea Scrolls Teach Us about the Bible?" was featured in the Arizona Daily Star.
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Scribe to restore UA Judaic studies center’s Torah scroll
On Feb. 10-11, the University of Arizona Center for Judaic Studies will bring master sofer (scribe) Rabbi Gedaliah Druin to campus to resume work on the restoration of its 200-year-old Torah scroll.
The scroll was donated anonymously; the center’s Beth Alpert Nakhai, Ph.D., acquired it in 2009. The scroll is thought to be nearly 200 years old, originally used by a European Sephardic Jewish community, perhaps from northern Italy. It survived World War II, traveled to Israel and... Read moreFri, 02/06/2015 - 15:19
Dr. Leonard Hammer making the news for his upcoming lecture
Dr. Leonard Hammer was featured in the Arizona Jewish Post for his up coming lecture on Israel's proposed National Identity Law and Human Rights on February 15th.
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For more information about the lecture click... Read moreThu, 02/05/2015 - 15:05