In this talk, Professor Natan Meir will present a unique analysis of Jewish society in Eastern Europe during the 19th and early 20th centuries, grounded in the experience of the marginalized. By basing his analysis on the experiences of and attitudes toward beggars, vagrants, disabled people, and the mentally ill, Meir offers a new lens through which to view Russian and Polish Jewry.
Charis NYC presents a peer-led weekend retreat. Explore the transitions that define who we are. Take time away to reflect with other Catholic young adults. And consider how faith can carry you through these transitions.
Join us for this talk by Benjamin A. Katz, a senior board member of Shoval: Education for Tolerance, an Israeli organization that hosts dialogues between religious LGBT people and religious education, mental health, and community institutions.
New York City Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor Carmen Fariña will discuss the DOE’s Equity and Excellence for All initiatives that aim to improve student learning, her call to service through teaching and leading, and her belief that every New York City public school student can achieve.
Bomb threats against Jewish community centers and cultural institutions, vandalism of Jewish cemeteries, attacks on mosques, and swastika graffiti—these are some of the hate crimes on the rise in the recent months. Long-time New York Times columnist and award-winning author Samuel Freedman will discuss the current climate in this talk.
This conference will showcase preeminent Catholic writers of our time and creating a forum for discussion about the past, present, and future of Catholic writing among practitioners, critics, editors, academics, publishers, and readers.
Too many students of low socioeconomic status (SES) experience low expectations and low-level literacy education. In this presentation, Nell Duke, Ed.D., will describe ambitious literacy education, with a particular focus on examples from classrooms serving large numbers of students from low-SES backgrounds.
Visit five UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Monreale, the Archaeological Area of Agrigento, the Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, Villa Romana del Casale and Syracuse, and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica.
Discover the stunning beauty and distinct culture of Iceland—one of the world’s most enchanting yet rarely visited destinations—on this specially designed seven-night circumnavigation cruise of this extraordinary Nordic island nation.
Immerse yourself in ancient history and stunning landscapes as you cruise the azure waters of the Adriatic aboard Oceania Cruises’ state-of-the-art Riviera. Timeless wonders come to life with visits to fascinating ports on the shores of Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, and Slovenia.
Come invest in the future of women at Fordham. Join the Reverend Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, along with alumnae, faculty, administrators, and other Fordham community members as we come together for a day of networking and philanthropy.