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Instructor: Rabbi Eric Yanoff, Adath Israel Synagogue Israeli novelist Yochi Brandes assumes the narrative viewpoint of Rachel, the wife of the mystical, at times radical, Rabbi Akiva, in the period just after the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. In our sessions with Rabbi Yanoff, we will address: How are history and literature intertwined? What is truth when faith and political divisions are involved? How does an ancient story come to life for us in today’s world? While we…Find out more »
Instructor: Dr. Tim Horner, Villanova University, Center for Peace and Justice Education This four-session course will examine the particular history of the U.N.’s 1948/2002 definition of genocide. It will also propose a new paradigm for understanding genocide, based on a cross-disciplinary approach to this complex human phenomenon. The course will explore some of the ways that our understanding of human nature after the Shoah has created a blind spot in the prevention of the genocidal storms that continue to move amongst…Find out more »
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