I am often asked how I find the engaging, articulate scholars who come to visit Cleveland to share their work with the public. The simple answer to this question is AJS! For folks studying Judaism, Jewish culture and Jews in one form or another, the Association for Jewish Studies is the premier learning society in the United States, if not the world.
a bumpy definition of academic freedom: conversation with jewish studies director at temple University, mark leuchter
On the recent occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Professor of Media and Communication at Temple University, Lamont Hill, spoke at the United Nations. Hill’s 20-minute speech focused on the “plight of the Palestinian people,” as well as the “ethical, moral, and political implications of their struggle for freedom, justice and equality.”
If you’ve taken a genealogy test at home, you are in good company. In 2018 alone, over 12 million in this country have used home-test kits to get information about their genetic past. My sister Ziva is one of them. . . .
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