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VIEWPOINT: Judaism Encourages Free, Responsible Speech

VIEWPOINT: Judaism Encourages Free, Responsible Speech

Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, a 20th-century leader of Jewish thought, once taught that U.S. Jews stand with one foot in the U.S. civilization and one foot in the Jewish civilization. In my experience, the values at the core of each are sometimes congruous; where they are, they fortify and fuel each[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Defeating Jewish Disempowerment

Like all types of bias, anti-Jewish speech takes different forms. Acts we have seen on campus this year, like the swastika carved onto an elevator door and white nationalist flyers strewn on campus, are among the more blatant forms and clearly deserve our outright condemnation. However, if we stop there, we[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
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A GUMC bathroom was vandalized with racially and religiously charged graffiti, an incident which is being investigated by GUPD.

Racist GUMC Vandalism Investigated

The defacement of a bathroom wall with racially charged messages — including the letters “KKK” and a swastika — in a Georgetown University Medical Center building is being investigated as a hate and bias incident by the Georgetown University Police Department. The vandalism was first reported on the wall of[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Cutting the Confusion From Religious Texts

Cutting the Confusion From Religious Texts

Director of Muslim Chaplaincy Imam Yahya Hendi and Director of Jewish Chaplaincy Rabbi Rachel Gartner discussed the difficulty of interpreting religious text and their societal role in an interfaith dialogue entitled “That’s What God Said: Torah and Quran,” held in McShain Lounge on Tuesday evening. Fr. Pat Rogers, S.J., served[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News