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FRIDAY! On Campus Protests: Peter Beinart with Students Ilan Cohen and Gabi Frants

On Campus Protests: Peter Beinart with Students Ilan Cohen and Gabi Frants

This Friday, May 3rd at 12pm ET online:

Join Jewish Currents editor-at-large Peter Beinart for a conversation on the campus protests sweeping the nation in opposition to Israel’s war on Gaza. His guests will be Ilan Cohen, a senior at Columbia and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Gabi Frants, a senior at Barnard College.

This event is for Jewish Currents members only. In addition to our print and digital subscriptions, we now have a distinct membership program for those hungry for community, learning, and conversation. Becoming a member at any tier—Globalist, Illuminati, or Elder of Zion—gives you free access to Jewish Currents programming, as well as a range of other perks.

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This Friday, May 3rd in Boston and online:

We are excited to let you know that our publisher, Daniel May, will be speaking at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs (CURA) during a one-day symposium on “The Jewish Left: Renaissance and Crisis.” As a gathering space for scholars, students, and activists, this symposium will explore the rich history of Jewish leftist thought and activism, and examine the evolving role of the Jewish left in contemporary social movements and global affairs.

Other speakers include Shaul Magid, professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and author of The Necessity of Exile; Andy Izenson, senior legal director of the Chosen Family Law Center and staff attorney at the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law School; Atalia Omer, professor of Religion, Conflict, and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and author of Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians; and Irena Klepfisz, renowned lesbian poet, child Holocaust survivor, and Yiddishist.

This event is free and open to the public, with a livestream available. Read more and register here!