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October 2012 events at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Clara Sumpf with Harriet MuravClara Sumpf Yiddish Lecture
Harriet Murav, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures; and Comparative and World Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Responding to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union: David Bergelson's Yiddish Story "An eydes" (A Witness)
Monday, October 15, 2012 5:15pm
History Corner (bldg. 200) - Room 307
An exploration of a neglected but extraordinary short story about the Holocaust published in the Soviet Union in 1946 by a renowned Yiddish author shot on Stalin's orders six years later.

Aaron-Roland Special Lecture with David MakovskyAaron-Roland Special Lecture
David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow and Director of Project on the Middle East Peace Process, The Washington Institute
Israel in a Turbulent Middle East

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:30pm
NEW LOCATION: Hewlett Learning Center, Room 201. Please see directions here.

Co-sponsored Events:

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies presents:
Thursday, October 11, 2012 4:15pm
Encina Hall West - Room 208
Amelia Glaser, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California in San Diego
Jews and Ukrainians in Russia’s Literary Borderlands: From the Shtetl Fair to the Petersburg Bookshop
Co-sponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Mediterranean Studies Forum presents:
Friday, October 12, 2012 12:15pm *NEW TIME*
Encina Hall West - Room 208
David Wasserstein, Department of History, Vanderbilt University
How Islam Save the Jews
Co-sponsored with the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Center for Medieval Studies, and the Department of History
For more information, see here.

Hillel at Stanford presents:
Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:30pm
Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center (564 Lane A, Stanford University)
Middle East Peace Concert
Join internationally honored Israeli, Iranian, and Palestinian artists in an evening of inspiration, culture and community. Tickets: $10 at the door, Students: FREE
For more information: roeyamin@stanford.edu or visit hillel.stanford.edu

The Europe Center presents:
Monday, October 29, 2012 12:00pm
History Corner (bldg. 200) - Room 307
Yair Mintzker, Department of History, Princeton University
The Trial and Execution of Joseph Süss Oppenheimer (tentative title)
RSVP required here, by 10/25/12.