Tag: Jewish

Tree of Life tragedy focuses need for gun control

Photo courtesy of AugustasDidzgalviz, Wikipedia On Oct. 27, a gunman went into Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, killing 11 people and wounding six others. During the attack, he was heard screaming anti-Semitic slurs and saying "Jews must die." Now, the gun control debate […]

Panel Reflects on Relationship of Religion and LGBTQ+

Photo by Hope Patti The Office of Equity and Diversity, Pride and Hillel organized a panel of speakers on Wednesday addressing the intersection of LGBTQ+ communities and faith communities. The speakers included Urooj Arshad, Warren Hall and Abby Stein who are queer members of Muslim, Catholic and Jewish communities respectively. […]

Caron Discusses 19th Century Catholic Anti-Semitism

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda On Tuesday, Dr. Vicki Caron, a prestigious scholar, author and professor emeritus of modern Jewish history and Jewish studies at Cornell University, gave a lecture on Catholic anti-Semitism in France during the late 19 century. The audience was mainly comprised of students from history professor Michael Riff’s […]