Stemming the Rising Tide of Hate: Better Futures through Jewish Learning
Tides of hate are on the rise all around us, from anti-Semitism to Islamophobia to racism and beyond. Come learn about some of the ways the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver is countering these tides in the classroom, on the campus, and beyond.
Join Dr. Sarah Pessin, professor and Interfaith Chair at the University of Denver, in a discussion with community member and Center for Judaic Studies supporter, Caz Eldridge. Sarah and Caz will talk about the mission of new Eldridge Fund for Judaic Studies and Cultural Diversity, including a conversation about the Center’s work in interfaith bridge-building and racial justice.
The gathering also features a private tour of DU’s Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site with a welcome from Dr. Adam Rovner, Director of the Center for Judaic Studies, and a conversation with Dr. Pessin about some of the Jewish ethical ideas at the memorial’s core.
Participants will also receive a follow-up invitation to join us on February 18 for the Vinnik Evening of Culture for a special screening of “Golda’s Balcony” about the life and works of a remarkable Jewish visionary.
Sunday, February 16 from 1:00-3:00 pm at
The University of Denver in the
Anderson Academic Commons Special Events Room
2150 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80208
1:00 – Welcome and private tour of the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site
1:45- 2:30 – Learning more about Judaic Studies at DU
2:30- 3:00 – Reception
Register here: Stemming the Rising Tide of Hate
Parking available in Lot E at the corner of Evans and High Street
The Paul and Caz Eldridge Fund for Judaic Studies & Cultural Diversity
This new fund will support creative programming and curricular enrichment in Judaic Studies and cultural diversity. The gift will help expand the work of the Center to increase understanding of Judaic Studies, and to advance efforts around intercultural and interreligious bridge-building, and religious and racial justice and healing on and beyond the DU campus. For more information on the Center for Judaic Studies: https://www.du.edu/ahss/cjs/