Posts Tagged ‘Brandeis University’

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Brandeis Center To Equip Law Students to Fight Anti-Semitism

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, in conjunction with Hasbara Fellowships,  launched the innovative JIGSAW Initiative, a pilot program to train law students to combat and prevent resurgent anti-Semitism. “As the tragic and horrific events in Pittsburgh made abundantly clear, anti-Semitism is escalating at a frightening rate in the U.S.,” stated…

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Steven M. Cohen

Misconduct Alleged

JTA and JN Staff Sociologist faces sexual harassment accusations. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the leading Reform seminary, has opened a Title IX investigation against well-known Jewish sociologist Steven M. Cohen, Ph.D., after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. The allegations, published July 19 in an extensive investigative article by the New York…

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Rabbi Elyse Goldstein and her husband, Baruch Sienna

Toronto Educators

Beth Shalom to host couple at its annual Nelson Legacy Event. Do men and women read the Bible differently? That’s the question Rabbi Elyse Goldstein will answer as the keynote speaker for this year’s Nelson Legacy Event at Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak Park, which will start on Wednesday, June 6. For the second half…

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