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Glazer Institute to Present Spring 2018 Speaker Series

Students in classroom - Pepperdine UniversityThe Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies[BROKEN LINK] at Pepperdine University will present the spring 2018 speaker series, featuring Jewish scholars who will discuss a variety of topics related to Jewish history and tradition.

As explained by Edward J. Larson, director of the Glazer Institute and professor at Pepperdine School of Law, “This series is designed to service a Christian university by deepening cross-cultural understanding of Israel and Jewish studies.”

Upcoming speakers and topics will include:

  • Thursday, February 15 | 10 AM | Appleby Center

Kenneth Wald

“Religion in the Israeli Political System”

  • Thursday, February 15 | 2 PM | Payson Library

Kenneth Wald

“The Ghosts on the Wall: Meeting My Grandparents after Their Deaths”

  • Monday, February 19 | 12:30 PM | School of Law

Yehonatan Givati

“Preferences for Criminal Justice Error Types: Theory and Evidence”

  • Monday, March 12 | Noon | Payson Library

David Brandenberger

“Stalin and the Jews: Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the ‘Doctors' Plot’

  • Tuesday, March 13 | 10 AM | Appleby Center

David Brandenberger

“Israel's Place in Early Postwar Soviet Foreign Policy”

The semester’s speaker series will conclude with the institute's recurring event, “L’Dough V’Dough: Challah Bread Baking with Holocaust Survivors” at Appleby Center on Monday, March 26, at noon.

For additional information about the spring 2018 speaker series, visit the Glazer Institute website[BROKEN LINK].