2012 – 2013


Fall 2012


Tuesday, October 23

2012-2013 Gilbert Foundation Colloquy: Behind the Robe

A discussion between former Israeli Chief Justice Dort Beinisch and Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski

Reception at 5:00 PM
Program at 5:45 PM

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Monday, November 26

The Future of Judaism

A Robbins Collection Lecture in Jewish Law and Thought

Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Reception begins at 5:00 PM
Program at 6:00 PM

Booth Auditorium, Berkeley Law
2778 Bancroft Way

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Spring 2013


Wednesday, February 14

Israel Following the 2013 Elections: A New Chapter or More of the Same?

Undergraduate Student Workshop

Professor Yoram Peri, Abraham S. and Jack Kay
Chair in Israel Studies and Director of the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies at the University of Maryland at College Park

4:30 PM
Morrison and Foerster Room
298 Boalt Hall

Kosher refreshments will be served.


Monday, April 8

‘Stop Looking at Me!’ Talmudic Teachings on the Indeterminacy of Law

Faculty/Graduate Student Roundtable

Dr. Leon Wiener Dow
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Law, Robbins Collection; Schusterman Israeli Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

12:00 – 1:45 PM


Tuesday, March 19

The Reborn Jewish Community of Poland: Identities and Interactions

Faculty/Graduate Student Roundtable

Konstanty Gebert
Scholar-in-Residence, Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland

12:30 – 2:00 PM
Institute of European Studies
Seminar Room, 201 Moses Hall


Thursday, March 14

Writing Identity – A Conversation with Dr. Leon Wiener Dow & Sayed Kashua

Novelist; Columnist; Creator of Arab Labor, Israel’s Leading Television Show

Reception at 5:00 PM
Program at 5:45 PM

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley