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(James Loeffler) After Charlottesville: Antisemitism, Race, Law (Rudolph Lecture)

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anti-Judaism & anti-Semitism (Syllabus)

ANTI-JUDAISM & ANTI-SEMITISM REL/JSP 200 Spring 2022 T/Th 12:30-1:50 Shaffer Art Building 121 Zachary Braiterman office: HL 509 ZOOM office hours: W 11:00-12:00 or by appointment zbraiter@syr.edu Examines anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism as a social form, anti-Jewish and anti-Semitic tropes and … Continue reading

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Teaching the Holocaust (Jewish Difference)

First day teaching Shoah: Responding to the Holocaust. The last time I taught this class was in 2018. This year, a very diverse group of students., not just Jewish, not just White. The students were unclear about wanted to talk … Continue reading

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(Coronavirus) Writing/Reading Remote Learning (Zoom)

  I may end up deleting this post as it is too early to tell for sure, but it could be that direct eye-contact and visual cues are unnecessary for a large undergrad class on Zoom; because the students are … Continue reading

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(Temple Society of Concord) The Essence of Judaism is Architecture (Syracuse)

Undergraduates at Syracuse, and elsewhere I supposed, gravitate to Abraham Geiger and Reform Judaism when we pull up to the modern period in my introduction to Judaism. They like the individualistic voluntarism that they associate with liberalism and which they … Continue reading

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(Job Opening) Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies (Judaism)

Assistant Professor: Judaism The Department of Religion and the Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY) invite applications for the Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies, who will be appointed as a … Continue reading

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Critique Image Politics Reading Group (Syracuse University)

Organized by Gail Hamner and the CIP (Critique Image Politics) Group in the Department of Religion, Syracuse University

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Letter to a Donor (Jewish Studies)

Our donors at Syracuse have never sought to interfere with or influence Jewish Studies programming. I just send a letter expressing profound appreciation to an individual donor in thanks for a small, ongoing gift. I meant every word of it. … Continue reading

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(Rudolph Lecture) The Navel of the Dream: Freud’s Jewish Languages (Naomi Seidman) (Syracuse)

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A Liberal Zionist Trick Teaching Israel (Anti-Zionism Comes First)

Teaching Israel this year I decided to move things around. I used to teach the classical Zionist sources and then dive straight into the conflict with the Palestinians and the occupation of the West Bank, and these dominated the course. … Continue reading

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