Students gather for Take Back the Night

Students gathered at the Rabb steps for the annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march on the evening of April 11. During this time, students and administration leading the event spoke to the crowd and walked together down to the Light of Reason to raise awareness for sexual assault and violence. Becky Schwartz ’20 and […]

Author speaks on untold history of Iranian Jews

The author of a book about Jewish history in Iran spoke about the history of Iranian Jews and the community’s present impact on the global Jewish community. Lior Sternfeld is the author of the book “Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth Century Iran.” He is not an Iranian Jew himself. Sternfeld comes from […]

Jewish and German students participate in discussion on Holocaust

Students from Germany and Jewish students held an evening panel discussion and Q&A surrounding facilitating discussion of the Holocaust with Germans and Jews. The March 6 panel, sponsored by the German and European Studies Department, was introduced by the director of the department and led by Brandeis alum Benyamin Meschede-Krasa ’17, whose mother is German […]

Panelists discuss careers in the middle east

Panelists gave their personal experiences in the U.S. State Department, Iraq Oil Report and time spent in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an event sponsored by the Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department and associated Crown Center for Middle East Studies. Profs. Gary Samore (POL), Pascal Menoret (ANTH) and Emma Salomon, […]