Schwalb Center Events
SPRING 2022 EVENTS
Dr. Alla Shapiro discussed her experiences as a stateless refugee in Rome fleeing the Soviet Union after Chernobyl, on Thursday, May 12 starting at 12 noon via Zoom and at the Jewish Community Center, 333 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68154.
February 22/March 22,2022 | Lecture and Q&A Session: Three Model Blood Libels about Israel: Vaccines, Evictions, and Apartheid
The 2022 Sokolof Lecture, “Three Model Blood Libels about Israel: Vaccines, Evictions, and Apartheid,” lecture, question & answer session, with Prof. Eugene Kontorovich, Antonin Scalia School of Law, and Director, Center for International Law in the Middle East at George Mason University.
March 29 at 7:00 PM CT | Saving the Holy Middle Ground: Reimagining the Future of Conservative Judaism
Tristan Newman, a senior at UNO in Religious Studies and History, will examine the history and current state of Conservative Judaism and advocate for maintaining plurality of practice in a virtual event on March 29 at 7:00 P.M. This works builds on Newman's previous presentation for the Schwalb Center, Zionism for Generation Z: Drawing from Jewish Ethics, that grew out of his History of Zionism independent study with Dr. Jeannette Gabriel.
Dr. Lior Sternfeld, an Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Penn State University, will present "Jewish Histories of Iran: Transforming Communities in Times of Upheaval and Revolution" on April 5, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 P.M. in CPACS Commons, Room 132.
April 5 at 6:00 PM CT | Iranian Jews in the Diaspora with Dr. Lior Sternfeld
Dr. Lior Sternfeld, Associate Professor of History & Jewish Studies at Penn State University, is a social historian of the modern Middle East with particular interests in Jewish (and other minorities') histories of the region. His 6 pm lecture on April 5th, Iranian Jews in the Diaspora - The Making of Jewish "TehrAngeles", will focus primarily on Jews from Tehran who have created community in Los Angeles, CA.
Persian Dinner & Lecture Staenberg Kooper Fellman Campus 333 S. 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154
Dinner will be a vegetarian/fish meal catered by Ahmad's Persian Cuisine; if you would prefer a kosher meal from Star Catering - please select during reservation.
We will have limited space; no walk-ins will be allowed.