Recent Public Lectures

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Public Lecture- December 3, 2019. Canadian writer and activist, Dr. Nora Gold

Canadian writer and activist, Dr. Nora Gold, gave a public lecture upon the publication of the Hebrew translation of her recent novel “the Dead Man”.

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Communal Solidarity: Immigration, Settlement and Social Welfare in Winnipeg's Jewish Community, 1882

Prof. Emeritus Arthur Ross of Ryerson University gave a lecture entitled "Communal Solidarity: Immigration, Settlement and Social Welfare in Winnipeg's Jewish Community, 1882-1930" on November 12, 2019

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Public Lecture- January 7th 2019. Canadian Israeli Artist, Lezli Runbin-Kunda

Canadian Israeli Artist and Lecturer at the Technion's Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Lezli Runbin-Kunda, gave a public lecture titled "Talks with Canadian Artists about Place and Practice".

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Public Lecture- December 11th 2018. Visiting Professor at the School of Archeolog, Prof. Thomas Schn

Prof. Thomas Schneider of the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia, gave a public lecture titled "Egyptology in Nazi Germany: Ideology, Scholarship, Careers" – in memory of Hans Jakob Polotsky.

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Public Lecture- April 25th 2018. Bullock Chair recipient, the Honourable Marie Deschamps

The Honourable Marie Deschamps C.C., Ad.E, LL.M., Chair of the Canadian Council of Academies Independent Assessment on Medical Aid to Die,former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, gave a public lecture titled "Medical Assistance in Dying: The Slow Path to Recognition".

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Public Lecture - April 16, 2018 - Prof. Shauna Van Praagh

Prof. Shauna Van Praagh, Faculty of Law at McGill University, and Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University's Faculty of aw, gave a public lecture titled "To Be Frank: Frank Iacobucci, Storytelling and Canadian Law".

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Public Lecture - April 10, 2018 - Prof. Irving Abella

Prof. Irving Abella, President of the Academy of the Arts and Humanities at the Royal Society of Canada, gave a public lecture titled "TAntisemitism, Immigration Policy and Canada’s Strange Response to the Holocaust: A New Perspective".

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Public Lecture- March 1st 2017. The Honourable Frank Iacobucci

The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, gave a public lecture titled "The Relationship between Canada and Indigenous People: Past, Present and Future".

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Public Lecture - Prof. Yolande Cohen

Prof. Yolande Cohen gave a lecture on the topic of "Sephardic Jews in Canada: From Memory to History". The lecture will take place on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in room 403 at the Maiersdorf faculty club, Mount Scopus, Hebrew University. Attached is the Invitation to the event.

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Poetry Reading and Discussion – Prof. Marsha Barber - May 17, 2016

Prof. Marsha Barber, Teaching chair & Professor of Journalism at Ryerson University, gave a reading & discussion on her latest poetry book titled "All the Lovely Broken People". The reading took place on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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