This summer, CJL will bring you virtual opportunities to listen to, and sometimes engage with, leading experts covering a broad array of subjects such as Covid-19, racial injustice, Jewish learning and more. Whether hosted by us, or co-hosted by another organization - we ask that you register in advance.
We look forward to you joining us.
Latinx Town Hall
In coordination with CJL J-Lats
Students Jasmin Capellan, Angelly Garcia, and Valeria Torres-Olivares are organizing on-going Latinx Town Halls to foster an open conversation on the ways to combat anti-blackness sentiments, systemic racism, and white supremacy within Latinx communities and the greater Princeton campus community with the goal of determining the next steps we must take to create collective change and action.
For more information, contact Abe Waserstein, J-Lats President at email@example.com
Wednesday, July 15 at 2pm EDT
Blackness, Jewishness, and America
Hosted by Shalom Hartman Institute - Session 3 of 3
Join Ginna Green and Rabbi Justus Baird as they discuss this topical issue
You can register here
Sunday, July 19 at 12-3pm EDT
Mental health Conversation, Education, and Reflection
Students will be provided with an open and safe space to discuss mental health (emotional and spiritual) challenges that arise for you and your peers on campus; and, to reflect on how COVID-19 has affected you. You will get to hear and discuss advice and some helpful coping techniques from professionals in the field.
Reserve your spot for the conference here.
Wednesday, July 22 at 2pm ET
Every Life is On Fire: The Physics of Life-like Behaviors
Open to the Community – Co-sponsored by Princeton CJL
Previously a physics professor at MIT, England who now leads a pharma research team working at the intersection of genomics and machine learning, will speak about his upcoming book. He has semicha, and enjoys studying topics at the intersection of Torah and scientific reasoning. His upcoming book, titled Every Life is On Fire, is about the burning bush, statistical physics, and the boundary between living and non-living matter.
To register https://form.jotform.com/201885792271160
Thursday, July 23 at 2pm EDT
Elevate Your Challah Skills with @LechLechallah
A Hillel@Home program – Co-sponsored by Princeton CJL
Join Vanessa Harper, the creator behind @Lechlechallah to discuss the history/traditions around challah while learning to bake an intricate challah shape! Vanessa’s @lechlechallah, Instagram project brings challah and Torah together into works of edible interpretation.
She is a fifth-year rabbinic and education student at HUC-JIR in NYC, a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar, and Rabbinic Intern at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Manhattan. She was recently recognized as one of the Jewish Week's "36 Under 36".
To register https://form.jotform.com/201876741923158
ARCHIVED LECTURES & SEMINARS
Sally Frank ’80, who sued the Eating Clubs as a student to fight for the inclusion of women, and Atara Cohen ’16, the first Princetonian to become a female Orthodox rabbi, shared their remarkable stories of persistence and courage. This panel, moderated by Rabbi Julie Roth, Executive Director of the CJL, took place during Princeton Reunions 2020—as we also celebrate 50 years of co-education at Princeton.
Professor Dollinger is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair of Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University.