Articles in the Press 2019

New Jersey Jewish News
Archaeologist to share discoveries from ancient Israel
November 25, 2019 — Renowned archaeologist Jodi Magness — who, since 2011, has directed the major excavations in Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee — will share the landmark discoveries made by her team.

Rutgers Today
Driving Force Behind Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Has a Second Act as Tony-Winning Producer
October 29, 2019 — Rutgers alumna Sharon Karmazin proposed the festival 20 years ago and remains its largest benefactor.

New Jersey Jewish News
Raising the curtain on ‘Fiddler’
October 28, 2019 — Marc Aronson, a Rutgers University assistant professor of practice, library, and information science, has marvelous memories of the beginnings of Broadway’s “Fiddler on the Roof.”

New Jersey Jewish News
Historians to examine Paul Robeson's ties to the Jewish community
October 3, 2019 — Paul Robeson — scholar, celebrated actor, concert artist, all-American football player, and Rutgers University alumnus (class of 1919), who became famous for his cultural achievements and political activism — will be the subject of a program exploring his connections to the Jewish community, left-wing political movements, and the Soviet Union on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. at Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick.

New Jersey Jewish News
Holocaust scholar uses Shoah to shed light on plight of modern refugees
September 16, 2019 —Holocaust expert Debórah Dwork, visiting scholar at Rutgers University’s Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, said, “The past can offer us a compass to guide us to where we want to go as a society.” 

New Jersey Jewish News
Author to explore Negev's meaning
August 28, 2019 — Bildner Center's Zerubavel to give talk on "Desert in the Promised Land"

The Jewish Standard
The secret Jewish history of human rights
March 28, 2019 — It was three years after the end of World War II, and Jews were busy trying to build a future that could be radically different from the recent, deadly past.

New Jersey Stage 
Grammy-Nominated Yiddish Songs Brought to Life in Concert and Lecture March 13 at Rutgers-New Brunswick
February 12, 2019 — During the Holocaust, Jews from across the Soviet Union told their personal stories through Yiddish songs in a collection that was thought to be lost forever, but is now part of a Grammy-nominated recording in the world music category.

New Jersey Jewish News
Works of Bach include allusions revealing anti-Jewish attitudes
February 4, 2019 — Johann Sebastian Bach, the 18th-century German musician, is considered one of the greatest classical music composers — by many, the greatest — of all time. But unknown to many of his modern listeners, a number of his cantatas and librettos are filled with blatant expressions of the religious anti-Semitism of his time.

New Jersey Jewish News
Public art project opens 'Windows of Understanding'
February 4, 2019 — Cassandra Oliveras-Moreno, alarmed at the rise in racism and anti-Semitism throughout the country, decided a strong counter statement needed to be made in her community.