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Fairfield University’s Bennett Center for Judaic Studies announces fall season

FAIRFIELD – Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies has announced its fall 2013 season of lectures open to the public. For more information, visit www.fairfield.edu/judaicstudies or call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29, 2 p.m.

Additional performances Sept. 25-28, 8 p.m.

Theatrical performance: “Way to Heaven.”

At the Regina A. Quick Center Wien Theater

Written by Juan Mayorga, the plot deals with Red Cross observations of Nazi concentration camps, particularly Theresienstad. Discussion following performance. Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, Humanities Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences, and others. Tickets $20. Reservations a must. Call (203) 254-4010

MONDAY, OCT. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Rabbi and Author Lawrence Kushner, 2013 Scholar in Residence “Tales of the Mystical God: When the Sacred Appears Within the Everyday”

In the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

Complimentary admission. Limited seating; reservations suggested. Call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066.

 

Alicia Jo Rabins

Alicia Jo Rabins

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 8 p.m.

Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert – “Girls in Trouble.”

In the Regina A. Quick Center Wien Theater.

Multi-instrumentalist and composer, Alicia Jo Rabins, with bassist Aaron Hartman, fuses American folk music and underground rock with stories of biblical women. Co-sponsored by the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Reservations a must. Seating limited. Call (203) 254-4000, ext..

TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Rabbi Eric Yoffie – Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture: “American Jews Look at a Changing Israel: Peace, Prosperity, and Religious Pluralism”

In the Dolan School of Business Dining Room. Author and past president of the Union of Reform Judaism.

Complimentary Admission. Reservations suggested. Call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066.

MONDAY, NOV. 18, 8 p.m.

Damien Echols and Lorri Davis – Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lecture:  “The Long Fight for Freedom”

In the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theater.

After serving nearly 19 years on Death Row, Damien Echols, one of the ‘West Memphis Three,’ a trio of teenagers wrongfully convicted of killing three boys, left an Arkansas prison as a free man. His wife, Lorri Davis, joins him for the conversation. Co-sponsored by Open VISIONS Forum.

Tickets required. Tickets: $45. Call Quick Center Box Office at (203) 254-4010.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Lee Shai Weissbach, professor, University of Louisville – Bennett Center Lecture: “The Jewish History of Small Town America”

In the Dolan School of Business Dining Room.

Complimentary admission. Limited seating, reservations suggested. Call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066.

 

 


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