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Students Join National March for Israel

Students Join National March for Israel

By Nora Toscano November 17, 2023

Georgetown University students joined thousands of demonstrators at the National Mall for the “March for Israel” to show their support for Israel as it continues its war against Hamas.  The...

VIEWPOINT: Celebrate Culture Post Conflict

VIEWPOINT: Celebrate Culture Post Conflict

By Sofia Doroshenko September 9, 2022

Walking the streets of Kazimierz, the historical Jewish district in Krakow, Poland, under the summer heat of late June, I clearly noticed the presence of Jewish memory in the air. There are countless...

Professors Collaborate on New Book About Race, Religion and Democracy

Professors Collaborate on New Book About Race, Religion and Democracy

By Laetitia Haddad February 17, 2022

Georgetown University professors collaborated on a book that examines the complex relationship between Black and Jewish communities in political and religious life.  The book, titled “Blacks...

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Hoya Holidays: Celebrating Diverse Traditions

By Gabrielle Irwin December 8, 2017

In a 1963 issue of The Hoya, the editorial board shared its Christmas wish for both the university and the nation: “Let us make this Christmas the turning point, the time between two eras, an interregnum...

VIEWPOINT: Defeating Jewish Disempowerment

By Rabbi Rachel Gartner April 28, 2017

Like all types of bias, anti-Jewish speech takes different forms. Acts we have seen on campus this year, like the swastika carved onto an elevator door and white nationalist flyers strewn on campus, are...

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

By The Editorial Board March 1, 2016

This week, Georgetown launched the new Center for Jewish Civilization, a significant expansion to the already existing program, buffered by a $10 million donation dedicated  research. The Jewish studies...

Center for Jewish Civilization Plans Launch

By Ian Scoville February 23, 2016

Georgetown University will launch the Center for Jewish Civilization, an interdisciplinary teaching and research program that will cover all aspects of Jewish civilization, with an event Monday. The...

Rabbi Discusses Jewish and Catholic Relations

By Ashley Miller January 23, 2015

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Skorka, who co-wrote “Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra” (On Heaven and Earth) with Pope Francis, spoke about Jewish-Catholic relations as well as the need for limits on freedom of speech...

Singing a Cultural Tune

By Esteban Garcia October 25, 2011

A new breed of singing groups with unique cultural focuses are lending their voices to highlight the Hilltop's cultural diversity. Chutzpah, an a cappella group comprised of Jewish students, takes its...

New Space Energizes Ministry

By Matthew Strauss October 7, 2011

As students rush around the corner toward the Leavey Center Starbucks and Cosi, they may notice that a once-deserted space has undergone a spiritual awakening. Makóm, a new Jewish gathering area located...

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