News and features for Judaic Studies

The Annual Judaic Studies “Lunch & Learn” Series Begins Its 12th Year

Submitted by Debra Goldstein on February 22, 2010

On Friday, January 29, 2010, at 12:30 p.m., Dr. Ellen Umansky began this year’s annual 10-week “Lunch & Learn” course co-sponsored by the Je

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Rabbi Marc Schneier to Speak at the 2009 Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies Thumbnail

Rabbi Marc Schneier to Speak at the 2009 Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies

Submitted by Meg McCaffrey on October 23, 2009

Rabbi Marc Schneier, who has been named by Newsweek magazine one of America’s top 50 rabbis and has been honored by the United States Congress,

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Dr. Khaled Hosseini, Author of “The Kite Runner”: The Voices of Afghanistan

Submitted by Genevieve Bleidner '13 on October 22, 2009

On October 8 at 8:00 p.m., Fairfield University welcomed famed author Khaled Hosseini to our campus with open arms. Dr. Hosseini, who penned both “T

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The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies and KADIMA Students Celebrate Jewish Fall Harvest Festival of Sukkot

Submitted by Meg McCaffrey on October 6, 2009

This year, the Jewish festival of Sukkot - a fall harvest festival lasting seven days - started at sundown on Friday, October 2, beginning a celebrati

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