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NATALIE ISE/ THE HOYA As incidents of antisemitism persist in the United States, Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization continues to attract more students

Center for Jewish Civilization Nears 100th Member

As a Jewish student at Georgetown University, Sam Appel (COL ’20) was not interested in taking classes within the minor offered by the the Center for Jewish Civilization when he arrived his freshman year. “Freshman year, I heard about the CJC, and I thought to myself, ‘No way I would want[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top

Former ADL Director Attributes Rise in Anti-Semitism to Trump

President Donald Trump’s election in 2016 inspired a growth of anti-Semitism, said American Defamation League National Director Emeritus and Holocaust survivor Abraham Foxman at an event Oct. 10 in the Mortara Center for International Studies. Foxman heads the Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Museum of Jewish Heritage[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Deputy National Security Advisor Elliott Abrams argued the United States cannot stabilize the Middle East by supporting authoritarian regimes Monday.

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Advocates Middle East Policy Restraint

The United States cannot stabilize the Middle East by supporting authoritarian regimes, argued former Deputy National Security Adviser Elliott Abrams in a Monday discussion of his newest book. During the event hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization, Abrams, who advised former President George W. Bush on policy toward the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Speaker Calls for Unified Response to Anti-Semitism

Speaker Calls for Unified Response to Anti-Semitism

A collective response is needed against the recent worldwide swell of anti-Semitism, according to former United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Ira N. Forman in an event hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Jewish Civilization on Wednesday. “Words are terribly important. It’s absolutely essential for not[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Anti-Semitic graffiti was found near the Makóm Jewish gathering space in Leavey Center.

Jewish Community Looks to 272

As members of Georgetown’s Jewish community gathered for Rosh Hashanah services Oct. 3 and Oct. 4, Andrew Meshnick (COL ’17) delivered a sermon on a seemingly unrelated topic: the community’s connection to the sale of 272 slaves in 1838, the profits of which provided financial support for Georgetown. Director for[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Students Protest CJC Panel

A group of around six students protested during and after a panel discussion on the politics and policies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held by the Center for Jewish Civilization in Gaston Hall on Thursday evening. During the question-and-answer section of the panel, the group of students got up[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

This week, Georgetown launched the new Center for Jewish Civilization, a significant expansion to the already existing program, buffered by a $10 million donation dedicated to Holocaust research. The Jewish studies program at Georgetown was founded in 2003 by the late Rabbi Harold S. White, a longtime Jewish chaplain on[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

This week, Georgetown launched the new Center for Jewish Civilization, a significant expansion to the already existing program, buffered by a $10 million donation dedicated  research. The Jewish studies program at Georgetown was founded in 2003 by the late Rabbi Harold S. White, a longtime Jewish chaplain on the Hilltop.[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Holocaust Survivor Discusses Anti-Semitism, Political Rhetoric

Holocaust Survivor Discusses Anti-Semitism, Political Rhetoric

Former Anti-Defamation League National Director and Holocaust survivor Abraham Foxman characterized the global status of anti-Semitism today as more dire than at any point since World War II during a lecture delivered in the Copley Formal Lounge on Feb. 23. The event, titled “Reflections on Recent Anti-Semitism,” addressed topics ranging[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Braman family’s $10 million donation has enabled Georgetown to launch the new Center for Jewish Civilization, part of the SFS.

GU Launches Center for Jewish Civilization

Boosted by a $10 million donation from the Braman family, Georgetown University officially launched the Center for Jewish Civilization, announced by University President John J. DeGioia in a campus-wide email Wednesday. The CJC serves as an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit within the School of Foreign Service, with a focus[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top