6TH ANNUAL RICE LECTURE SERIES|
"Authentic Judaism? Questions of Culture, Language, and History"
Discourse concerning Who is a Jew? and What is 'authentic' Judaism? has permeated Jewish communities throughout the ages. Utilizing various social, political, and historical lenses, this lecture series, offered by Rice University faculty, will attempt to grapple with these venerable questions while
allowing participants to draw their own conclusions.
Who is a Jew? Insider/Outsider Approaches to the Age-Old Question
Tuesday, October 7 | 7:30 PM
Lecturer: Brian Ogren
The Politics of Authenticity: Questioning Jewish Palestinian Nativity in the Jewish Community of Palestine, 1918-1948
Tuesday, October 14 |7:30 PM
Lecturer: Yehudah Sharim
Vos macht a yid? Language, Politics and Modern Jewish Culture
Sunday, October 19 | 4:00 PM
Lecturer: Dr. Melissa Weininger
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center (View)
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096