Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos to speak about Jewish and Muslim relations in 11th-century Islamic Spain

Aug. 31, 2017

One night in 1066, Muslim inhabitants of the city of Granada in Spain rose up and slaughtered their Jewish neighbors in what has been described by some as the first pogrom on European soil. But peeling back the layers of history reveals a much more complex story, one that will...

Professor David Shneer

Legalizing 2nd Class Citizenship: Legislation's Role in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and What We can Learn from It in Contemporary America

April 20, 2017

Professor David Shneer will give a public lecture on Monday, April 24 at the Colorado State Legislature in honor of Holocaust Commemoration Day 2017. In this lecture, Professor Shneer will talk about the Legislation's role in the Holocaust and what contemporary American can learn from it. Professor David Shneer is...

Rabbi Zalman Schacther-Shalomi

Announcing the New Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Website

April 12, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives are pleased to announce the launch of the new Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections website . The website highlights materials held in the 21 Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections and enables users to explore finding aids, audio/visual materials, photos, and...

Sam Boyd

CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture Series heads to Carbondale

March 24, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Peak to Peak Lecture Series and the CU Carbondale Speakers Series present a talk with CU Boulder Professor Samuel Boyd titled " Magic, the Bible, and the Biblical Imagination in Jewish Mysticism ” Saturday, April 15, 5:30 to 7 p.m. , at the Carbondale Branch...

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin to lead Hebrew Kirtan

March 10, 2015

Eyal Rivlin is be co-leading the monthly Hebrew Kirtan (ecstatic chanting) Shabbat Service for Congregation Nevei Kodesh. This is free and open to the public. The next service will take place Friday, March 20 @ 7PM-9PM at Congregation Nevei Kodesh, 1925 Glenwood Drive, and will be an ongoing event. Rivlin...

Babel in Zion by Prof. Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin to give special author talk on Babel in Zion

March 6, 2015

Join us for a special book talk by Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, on her recent publication, Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948 , presented as part of the CU at the Boulder JCC: A Scholars Serie s . Special...