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This Week for CU’s Jewish Buffs – 4/8

The 71st annual Conference on World Affairs is taking place this week on CU’s campus from Tuesday April 9th to Saturday April 13th. The conference features over 200 events and 100 speakers, and is open to the public. The schedule can be found here, or download the CWA app here.

Monday

CU Hillel: CU Boulder Hillel will be hosting an event tonight through our student group on campus, BIPAC, featuring two speakers who will be giving alternative views about Israel. Our speakers,  Hen Mazzig and Chloe Valdary both of whom have very different backgrounds, are renowned advocates for Israel. They travel around the world lecturing, writing, and educating people of all ages about Israel and its important role in the world. They will be speaking about the work that they do to support Israel in their professional lives. The event is Monday at 6:00 pm on campus in ECCR 265.

Tuesday

BLT Bagles Lox Tefillin: 8:00 to 9:00 am at the Chabad house.

Dinner at CU Hillel at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday

Embodiment in Jewish Feminist Theology: Join visiting scholar Mara Benjamin on CU’s campus for a symposium examining embodiment as a hindrance and a path to God. The symposium will be from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. RSVP here for location information, as space is limited.

Sweet Cow and Swab: Get swabbed for the Gift of Life bone marrow registry, and enjoy free Sweet Cow ice cream afterwards. The event will be going on from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at CU Hillel.

Friday

Chabad‘s weekly Shabbat services and dinner at the Chabad house. Services start at 7:00 pm and dinner at 7:30 pm.

CU Hillel’s Shabbat dinner at 7:00 pm.

 

 

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