Spring 2014

JAN 30 Ron Leshem, "TV: An Israeli Success Story" 7 pm, Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center.

FEB 8, 9, & 16 The 2014 Festival of Films in French. FEB 8: 7 pm, The Other Son and 9 pm, Aliyah. FEB 9: 1 pm, The Rabbi's Cat, 5 pm, The Other Son, and 7 pm, Aliyah. FEB 16: 1 pm, The Rabbi's Cat.

FEB 17 - MAY 30 Helene Fischman, "Art From the Ashes: Finding Light in the Shadow of the Shoah." FEB 19, Reception, 5 pm, 4th floor Gallery, Golda Meir Library. MAY 2, Artist's talk, 2 pm, E281 Golda Meir Library

MAR 6 Jonathan Freedman, "Transformations of a Jewish Princess: Salome and the Remaking of the Jewish Female Body" 7:30 pm, Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point.

MAR 27 Yiddish Theatre in the Digital Age: An Interactive Round Table, 7:30 pm, Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center.

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MAR 29 Hankus Netsky & Hebrew National Salvage: A Musical Journey Through the Yiddish Theatre, 8 pm, UWM Arts Lecture Hall, located behind Mitchell Hall.

APR 9 Sayed Kashua: Arab Labor, 7:30 pm, UWM Music Recital Hall, located behind Mitchell Hall.

MAY 8 Darcy Buerkle, Nothing Happened: Charlotte Salomon and the Archive of Suicide, 7:30 pm, Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center.

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Stahl Center approved for second year

Sam and Helen Stahl Center's application for a second year of funding from the Legacy Heritage Jewish Studies Project was approved by the Association for Jewish Studies. The second and final year of the grant brought $11,000 for public programming in 2012-2013, to accompany matching funds already secured.

The theme for the series was "Roots & Restlessness: Jewish Lives in the Arts," and featured lectures, readings, an art exhibit, and a concert. All of the events in the series were part of the Year of the Arts events as well, and the support of the Peck School of the Arts was instrumental to making this application possible.

The project promoted sustained Jewish Studies programming in mid-sized and smaller cities and to foster relationships between scholars and the wider communities in which they work. UWM’s Jewish Studies program was one of just four nationwide to be awarded the grant for the coming year.

Message from the director, August 7, 2013

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