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The Center began making videos of community lectures in fall 2011. Click the links below to view the lectures, or, visit our site on Vimeo for the best viewing.

2014 -2015

The Meaning of Bagels and Falafel: Shaul Stampfer lecture, November 17, 2014:
Click here to view on our Vimeo site.

 

2013 -2014

The Future of the Jews: Stuart Eizenstat lecture, November 18, 2013:
Click here to view on our Vimeo site.

He Was Like One of Us – Lincoln and American Jewry: Gary Zola lecture, October 7, 2013:
Click here to view on our Vimeo site.

 

2012 -2013

Yosl Rakover Speaks to G-d: performed by David Mandelbaum, April 2013
Performance followed by discussion.
Click here to view the performance on our Vimeo site.
Click here to view the discussion on our Vimeo site.

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Beginnings of Biblical Interpretation: James Kugel, April 2013
Click here to view on our Vimeo site.

Demons and Evil Angels in Early Judaism: Carol Newsom, November 2012
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BOGED: An Enemy of the People: staged reading with Boaz Gaon, September 2012
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Southern Jews in the Crucible of Civil Rights: Stuart Rockoff, September 2012
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2011- 2012

Material Culture and Jewish Identity April 16, 2012: VANESSA OCHS, anthropologist of contemporary Jewish life and professor  at the University of Virginia, explored the ways that different things make homes Jewish, and how “things” facilitate Jewish living.

Click here to view on our Vimeo site.


We’re No Angels March 19, 2012: CHRIS HAYES, professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, lead an exploration of diverse ancient Jewish conceptions of the nature of human perfection.

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Photographing the Ultra Orthodox February 15, 2012: GIL COHEN-MAGEN, shared exciting and surprising moments in the lives of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews.

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The Stages of Memory After 9/11: From Berlin to New York
The Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies
November 14, 2011: JAMES YOUNG,  professor and director of the Institute for  Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of  Massachusetts, Amherst, shared a vividly illustrated slide lecture  that examined Germany’s national Holocaust memorial and the World Trade Center Site Memorial and explored how the idea of a memorial has  evolved to express irredeemable loss.

Click here to view on our Vimeo site.


Jews  and the Civil War:
Reevaluating the Legacy of the Civil War for America’s Jews

Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the  Jewish Experience  in the American South September 19, 2011: ADAM  MENDELSOHN,  assistant professor of Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston, examined the impact and importance of the Civil War for the American Jewish  community, arguing that the focus on the battlefield exploits of Jews conceals  more than it reveals.  Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American South.

Click here to view on our Vimeo site.


2010 Center’s Overview Video

Produced in 2010, this video features UNC students, faculty and supporters, all speaking about the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Jewish Studies program at UNC Chapel Hill.
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