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Opportunity for Activism: Elie Wiesel to speak at free lecture series Nov. 1 and 8

Monday, October 11th, 2010

The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University will host the final two free lectures by Elie Wiesel on Monday, Nov. 1 and Monday, Nov. 8. This is a good opportunity for students or Boston residents to question Wiesel in person.

Both lectures begins at 7 p.m. and are held in the Boston University Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Avenue. The lectures are free and open to the public. A ticket is not required. Seating is not reserved. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sign language interpreters will be available. No University parking is provided. No seating in the auditorium after the program begins. For more information, call 617-353-2238.  Email: [email protected]

Monday, November 1, 2010

The Rebbe of Ger: A Tragedy in Hasidism
Introduction by Elaine Kirshenbaum, Boston University Trustee

Monday, November 8, 2010

Ethos and Contemporary Issues
Introduction by Rabbi Joseph A. Polak, Director, Hillel Foundation; Rabbi to the Jewish Community at Boston University

To our readers: Please see Note (Oct. 27) added to the post of Oct. 26 “Religion Department reveals interesting insights into Boston University.”

Wiesel to accept first World Jewish Congress “Guardian of Jerusalem” award

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Jews from around the world gather in Jerusalem on Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2010 to focus attention on what they call “threats against Israel .” Elie Wiesel will be presented with the first WJC “Guardian of Jerusalem” award in recognition of his lifetime efforts “on behalf of the Jewish people.”  The Israeli emergency rescue operation in Haiti will also be recognized. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, along with many other Israeli notables will participate in this effort to counter the intensifying world disapproval of Israel ’s policies. Read more

Two-mile diameter asteroid named “Eliewiesel” by discoverer

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

The minor planet, discovered by R. E. Jones in 2004, was confirmed after six years observation and officially named by Jones last May. Jones, from Santa Clarita Valley, California, said he chose the name because he admires Wiesel’s humanitarian work against genocide. No other reason? Jones should read this website; perhaps some of our California folk can discover how to send it to him. (Read More)

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

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