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Recent Content

Re: Research Query: Egyptian Coptic Christians, Jews, and Israel

Dear Henry,

See Bishāra Basṭūrūs, al-Kanīsa al-Qibṭiyya fī Miṣr wa-Ithiyūbiyā tarfuḍu al-wathīqa al-Fātīkāniyya, tabriʼat al-Yahūd min dam al-Masīḥ. Qarār al-Majmaʻ al-Muqaddas al-ṣādir fī 13 Fabrāyir 1965 [The Coptic Church in Egypt and Ethiopia Rejects the Vatican's Document about the Exoneration of the Jews for the Death of Jesus Christ (i.e. the "Nostra Aetate"). Decision of the Holy Synod from February 13, 1965], Shoubra [Cairo], 1965;

Research Query: Seeking Text of Donald Day Speech

Dear Colleagues,

I am trying to locate the text of a speech given by Donald Day, then Chairman of the UAHC Board of Trustees, at the 1983 UAHC Biennial.  (The UAHC, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, is now the Union for Reform Judaism).  The speech is referenced at https://newspapers.library.in.gov/cgi-bin/indiana?a=d&d=JPOST19831221-01.1.12 in an article titled "Reform Makes Demands."

Many thanks in advance.

Event: Geoffrey H. Hartman Fellowship Symposium May 6, Yale University

Geoffrey H. Hartman Fellowship Symposium on Sunday, May 6 at Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University

Please join us for a symposium of scholars who have spent the last year working with testimonies from the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. The symposium and fellowship program were established in honor of the late Geoffrey H. Hartman, an eminent professor of comparative literature at Yale and longtime faculty advisor to the Fortunoff Archive. Geoffrey's vision and leadership shaped the Fortunoff Archive as it is today.

This event is free and open to the public.