Post Tagged with: "jewish"


Hoya Holidays: Celebrating Diverse Traditions

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 which commemorates the glory that has been and pledges itself to renew the world[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

VIEWPOINT: Defeating Jewish Disempowerment

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 among the more blatant forms and clearly deserve our outright condemnation. However, if we stop there, we[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized

Follow the Jewish Studies Program Model

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 program at Georgetown was founded in 2003 by the late Rabbi Harold S. White, a longtime Jewish chaplain on the Hilltop.[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Center for Jewish Civilization Plans Launch

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 center, which will replace the Program for Jewish Civilization, is the result of almost 12 years of work by university administrators, faculty[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Rabbi Discusses Jewish and Catholic Relations

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 regarding religion in a discussion. The event was organized by the Office of the President, the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Singing a Cultural Tune

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 name from the Yiddish word for self-confidence or nerve. Founded in 2009, the group has performed in various concerts[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

New Space Energizes Ministry

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 along one of Leavey’s main thoroughfares, is a sign of wider changes at work for the Jewish Chaplaincy[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News