Post Tagged with: "jewish chaplaincy"

FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Members of the Jewish Student Association attended a Muslim prayer service March 22, a week following the deadly shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 50 worshippers.

Muslim, Jewish Communities Demonstrate Solidarity After Tragedy

Every Friday, Muslim Life at Georgetown University runs weekly Jum’ah prayer services at 1:30 p.m. in Bulldog Alley. At the March 22 service, attendees grappled with responding to a devastating massacre. A week earlier, a gunman stormed two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 worshippers and injuring 50 others.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Features

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

Interfaith Concert Follows Screening Withdrawal

A week and a half after Students for Justice in Palestine withdrew from a film screening meant to foster dialogue with pro-Israel student groups, the Jewish and Muslim Chaplaincies held Amplified Voices, a concert aiming to increase dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis through music, in Gaston Hall on Sunday. Presented[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Jewish Chaplaincy Commissions Sukkah

Jewish Chaplaincy Commissions Sukkah

Ahead of the White House Interfaith Collegiate Conference at Georgetown yesterday, the Jewish Chaplaincy upgraded its sukkah, a hut for the weeklong Jewish holiday of Sukkot, with the help of two award-winning Sukkah architects. Sukkot, which started Wednesday evening, commemorates Jews’ wandering through the desert for 40 years with the building of temporary structures called Sukkahs.[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News