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Hebrew Mamita Shabbat

Friday, November 30, 2012 • 5:45 PM

Texas Hillel

A multicultural Shabbat feat. poet Vanessa Hidary.

Hebrew Mamita Shabbat

An Evening with Frank Rich and Fran Liebowitz

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

A State of the Union Conversation.

An Evening with Frank Rich and Fran Liebowitz

Student-Faculty Seminar: 'The Durability of Yiddish in Argentina'

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel

A lecture by Alan Astro (Professor, Trinity University); lunch provided.


Rembrandt and the Jews

Monday, November 12, 2012 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120

A lecture by Shelley Perlove (University of Michigan, Dearborn).

Rembrandt and the Jews

Film screening: Trembling Before G-d

Thursday, November 1, 2012 • 7:00 PM

GSC 2.112

Film screening presented by the Gender and Sexuality Center and Texas Hillel.

Film screening: Trembling Before G-d

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace

Sunday, October 21, 2012 • 11:30 AM

Texas Hillel

A lecture and discussion with Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, Director of the Interreligous Coordinating Council in Israel, and Kadi Iyad Zahalka, Kadi of Jerusalem.

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace

Michael Chabon's Life and Work

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium at Homer Rainey Hall

A talk by acclaimed author Michael Chabon.

Michael Chabon's Life and Work

Student-Faculty Seminar: 'The Sephardic Ballad Tradition'

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel

A lecture by Associate Professor Madeline Sutherland-Meier; lunch provided.


Spectrum Dance Theater presents THE THEATER OF NEEDLESS TALENTS

Thursday, October 11, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

A performance by Spectrum Dance Theater.


Pre-performance lecture by Rebecca Rossen and Robert Abzug

Thursday, October 11, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall Lobby (level 4)

Professors Rossen and Abzug present a lecture preceding THE THEATER OF NEEDLESS TALENTS.


History and Memory: The Emergence of Terezin in Historical Artistic Consciousness: Czechoslovakia and America

Thursday, October 11, 2012 • 4:00 PM

GAR 1.102

A lecture by Professors Veronika Tuckerova and Robert Abzug.


Discussion: On Celeste Raspanti's I NEVER SAW ANOTHER BUTTERFLY

Thursday, October 11, 2012 • 2:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater

Featuring students from Bastrop High School.


Daniel Hope and Friends

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 • 8:00 PM

McCullough Theatre

Forbidden Music: A performance by Daniel Hope and Friends.


From Fortress to Ghetto: Terezin/Theresienstadt in History

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 • 4:00 PM

GAR 1.102

A lecture by Professor Tatjana Lichtenstein.


Film screening: LAST DANCE

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 • 2:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater

Screening of Mirra Bank's award-winning documentary.


Creativity in the Face of Death: Artists' Panel

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 • 12:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater

The artists speak on Terezin's contemporary resonance.


Terezín: Photos by Dennis Darling and Loli Kantor

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 • 9:30 PM

Bass Concert Hall lobby

Opening reception for photo exhibit featuring works by Loli Kantor and Dennis Darling.


Daniel Hope and Friends

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 • 8:00 PM

McCullough Theatre

Forbidden Music: A performance by Daniel Hope and Friends.


The Merchant of Venice

Friday, October 5, 2012 • 7:30 PM

The Actors from the London Stage present William Shakespeare's tragic comedy.


The Merchant of Venice

Thursday, October 4, 2012 • 7:30 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium

The Actors from the London Stage present William Shakespeare's tragic comedy.


The Merchant of Venice

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 • 7:30 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium

The Actors from the London Stage present William Shakespeare's tragic comedy.


Is That Law? Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'

Friday, September 28, 2012 • 6:30 PM

Eldman Courtoom, School of Law

Performances and a discussion of law in The Merchant of Venice.


Imagining Jews in Shakespeare's England

Friday, September 28, 2012 • 3:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theatre

A lecture by James Shapiro of Columbia University.

Photo by Philippe Cheng, from jamesshapiro.net

Bible, Jews, Revolution: The 'Pour et contre la bible' (1801) of Sylvain Maréchal

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 • 12:30 PM

Institute of Historical Studies, Garrison Hall, 4th floor

A lecture by Sheila Delany (Emerita, Simon Fraser University)

Bible, Jews, Revolution: The 'Pour et contre la bible' (1801) of Sylvain Maréchal

Fall Reception

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 • 5:00 PM

Texas Hillel

SCJS welcomes back students, faculty, and staff.


Zionist Alternatives to a (Jewish) Nation-State, a lecture by Dimitri Shumsky

Thursday, April 26, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Texas Hillel

Dr. Dimitry Shumsky speaks in honor of Israeli Independence Day.


Yom HaZikaron Commemoration for Israeli's Fallen

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Jewish Community Center Community Hall (7300 Hart Lane)

Join us to commemorate Israeli soldiers who have given their lives in the line of duty and civilian victims of terror.

Yom HaZikaron Commemoration for Israeli's Fallen

Stretching the Symbolic Boundaries of the Nation: Jewish Renaissance and Philo-Semitism in Contemporary Poland

Monday, April 23, 2012 • 12:00 PM

BUR 214

A talk by Geneviève Zubrzycki of the University of Michigan.


Matter of Contention: Relics and Other Sacred Objects at the Crossroads of Religious Tradition

Monday, April 23, 2012 • 8:15 AM

Student Activity Center, Legislative Assembly Room (SAC 2.302)

An interdisciplinary colloquium at The University of Texas at Austin.


Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Thursday, April 19, 2012 • 6:00 PM

Congregation Agudas Achim on the Dell Jewish Community Campus (7300 Hart Lane, Austin, TX 78731)

A special commemoration for Holocaust Remembrance Day and the conclusion of Ballet Austin's Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project.

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Israel Block Party

Sunday, April 15, 2012 • 12:00 PM

UT East Mall (near Speedway)

Live entertainment, Israeli food, cultural exhibits, educational materials, and meaningful dialogue. Fun for the whole family!

Israel Block Party

'The Arab Revolutions,' a lecture by Nabil Fahmy

Monday, April 9, 2012 • 5:30 PM

LBJ Library and Museum, 10th Floor Atrium


Action Over Apathy: The Struggle for Human Rights (Donna Decesare)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 • 7:00 PM

WEL 2.246

The White Rose Society presents this annual symposium, whose speakers discuss human rights and genocide prevention.


Action Over Apathy: The Struggle for Human Rights (Donna Decesare)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 • 7:00 PM

WEL 2.246

The White Rose Society presents this annual symposium, whose speakers discuss human rights and genocide prevention.


Picturing Vishniac: A Closer Reading, New Work and the Repositioning of a Master Photographer

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theatre

Curator and critic Maya Benton delivers the annual Kasman Family Lecture.

Picturing Vishniac: A Closer Reading, New Work and the Repositioning of a Master Photographer

Action Over Apathy: The Struggle for Human Rights (Neimat Ahmadi)

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 • 7:00 PM

WEL 2.246

The White Rose Society presents this annual symposium, whose speakers discuss human rights and genocide prevention.


Action Over Apathy: The Struggle for Human Rights (Myra Dahgaypaw)

Monday, April 2, 2012 • 7:00 PM

WCH 1.120

The White Rose Society presents this annual symposium, whose speakers discuss human rights and genocide prevention.


Austin Jewish Film Festival

Friday, March 30, 2012

Congregation Agudas Achim on the Dell Jewish Community Campus and the Regal Arbor Cinema

The tenth annual Austin Jewish Film Festival.

Austin Jewish Film Festival

Picking Up the Pieces: Refiguring Jerusalem and Rome in Late Anqituity

Monday, March 26, 2012 • 1:00 PM

ACE 2.302

A symposium presented by Late Antiquity Workshop.


David Amram Live at Austin Jewish Film Festival

Thursday, March 22, 2012 • 7:30 PM

Congregation Agudas Achim on the Dell Jewish Community Campus

David Amram, the American composer, musician, conductor, and writer, presents a lecture and a concert.

David Amram Live at Austin Jewish Film Festival

On Sponges and Lost Love: Three Poems and a Few Comments on Arab-Jewish History in Iraq

Thursday, March 22, 2012 • 4:00 PM

SAC 1.106

A talk by Orit Bashkin of the University of Chicago.

On Sponges and Lost Love: Three Poems and a Few Comments on Arab-Jewish History in Iraq

Batsheva Dance Company presents 'Max'

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 • 8:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

Batsheva Dance Company presents 'Max'

Batsheva Dance Company pre-performance lecture

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall lobby

Batsheva Dance Company pre-performance lecture

KLRU's Spark @ The Moody: Gerda Weissman Klein

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 • 6:30 PM

The Moody Theater @ 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd., Austin, TX 78701


Etty Hillesum: A Life Transformed (morning book study)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 • 9:30 AM

The Seton Cove @ 3708 Crawford Avenue

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Classes in Gaga Dance Technique

Monday, March 19, 2012 • 6:30 PM

Jewish Community Center gym, 7300 Hart Lane

Community event in conjunction with Batsheva Dance Company performance.

Classes in Gaga Dance Technique

In Front of Strangers I Sing: Poems of Witness & Courage

Sunday, March 11, 2012 • 2:00 PM

Badgerdog Literary Publishing @ 3710 Cedar Street

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


The Question of Eloquence in the King James Version

Thursday, March 8, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall

A lecture by Robert Alter.

The Question of Eloquence in the King James Version

Etty Hillesum: A Life Transformed (morning book study)

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 • 9:30 AM

The Seton Cove @ 3708 Crawford Avenue

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Chaddick Dance Theater: Light and Dark

Thursday, March 1, 2012 • 8:00 PM

AustinVentures StudioTheater @ 501 West 3rd Street

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Annual Atticus Circle Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 • 11:30 AM

The Four Seasons Hotel @ 98 San Jacinto Blvd.

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


The Red Bench: Interfaith Conversations that Matter

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 • 6:00 PM

FUMC Family Life Center @ 1300 Lavaca Street

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Lengthening Days: The Summons to Create!

Friday, February 24, 2012 • 7:00 PM

All Saints' Episcopal Church @ 209 W. 27th Street

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Hellenes, Nazarenes, and other Jews: Heine the Fool

Thursday, February 23, 2012 • 4:00 PM

GAR 1.102

A lecture by Willi Goetschel.

Hellenes, Nazarenes, and other Jews: Heine the Fool

Austin Educators' Breakfast Series: Anti-Bias Education

Thursday, February 23, 2012 • 8:00 AM

IBC Bank (Cesar Chavez Community Suite), 2817 East Cesar Chavez Street

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Lights. Camera. Help. Presents: Shining a light on human rights.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane

In conjunction with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project.


Can Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 • 4:00 PM

McCombs School of Business, room 2.126

A lecture by Ruth Gavison of Hebrew University.

Can Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?

The Land: The Shaping of the Modern State of Israel and Its Lasting Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Sunday, February 12, 2012 • 3:00 PM

Community Hall on the Dell Jewish Community Campus

A lecture by Professor Yossi Ben Artzi of Haifa University.

The Land: The Shaping of the Modern State of Israel and Its Lasting Impact on the Arab-Israeli Conflict


Does Patristic Exegesis Have a Place in Biblical Scholarship?: Jerome and Gregory of Nyssa on Ecclesiastes

Monday, February 6, 2012 • 5:30 PM

PAR 203

A lecture by Jennifer Barbour.


SCREENING: The Names of Love

Thursday, February 2, 2012 • 7:00 PM

GAR 0.102

The final screening in conjunction with the tenth annual Austin Jewish Film Festival.

SCREENING: The Names of Love

The Holy Remains: Jewish Relics in a Christianizing Empire

Thursday, February 2, 2012 • 3:30 PM

BUR 436A

A lecture by Ra'anan Boustan.


SCREENING: Intimate Grammar

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 • 7:00 PM

Texas Hillel

The third of four screenings in conjunction with the tenth annual Austin Jewish Film Festival.

SCREENING: Intimate Grammar

Sects and the City: The Essene Hypothesis in Imperial Rome

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 • 5:30 PM

TBA

A lecture by Ryan Byrne.


SCREENING: Restoration

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 • 7:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

The second of four screenings in conjunction with the tenth annual Austin Jewish Film Festival.

SCREENING: Restoration

SCREENING: David Amram: The First 80 Years

Monday, January 30, 2012 • 7:00 PM

GAR 0.102

The first of four screenings in conjunction with the tenth annual Austin Jewish Film Festival.

SCREENING: David Amram: The First 80 Years

Ballet Austin presents 'Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project'

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Various

"Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project" is a full-length contemporary ballet and Holocaust education partnership that promotes the protection of human rights against bigotry and hate through arts, education, and public dialogue. Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project returns to Austin in 2012 from Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15) through Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 19), with events/initiatives led by more than 30 community partners.

Ballet Austin presents 'Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project'