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“Who is a Jew?” Topic of 25th Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium

The Creighton University 25 annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium topic is, “Who is a Jew? Reflections on History, Religion, and Culture.” The two day symposium will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ,on Sun., Oct. 28, at the Jewish Community Center and from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Mon., Oct. 29, in the Creighton University Skutt Student Center Ballroom. All events are free and open to the public.

The symposium will feature speakers from around the U.S. and abroad, including keynote presenter Shayne J.D. Cohen, Ph.D. The topic for Cohen’s keynote presentation is “Who is a Jew? Who decides? Who cares?” Cohen received his doctorate in ancient history from Columbia University and is currently the Nathan Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy at Harvard University.

The event is sponsored by the Creighton University Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies.

For a full program of events click here.