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Catherine Rottenberg is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and the author of The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism. In a recent College of Liberal Arts visit, Rottenberg identified the ways in which neoliberalism is affecting feminism.

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In the late 1960s, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia (JCRC) saw it a priority to take a public stance regarding gun control legislation. While cases of local antisemitic incidents often included violence, they did not generally include firearms. However, in June 1968, gun control legislation was on the JCRC Board of Directors meeting agenda resulting in the board adopting a policy in support of stricter gun control legislation. The primary motivating factors appear to have been two-fold. First, the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F.

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October 12, 2017 BY Ronit Treatman

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Radiant Others: A Klezmer Music Podcast, is a new creation from internationally renowned klezmer trombonist Dan Blacksberg. In each episode, Blacksberg sits down for an in-depth conversation with a musician or other artist whose work has made them an integral part of the klezmer world. Listeners get to go behind the scenes of the lives and work of the individual artists, and the modern history of klezmer music.

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On Friday, September 15, Temple University students gathered for a teach-in about Charlottesville and white supremacy. Convened through Professor Ralph Young s  Dissent in America  series, over sixty students listened to brief presentations by Feinstein director Lila Corwin Berman, professor of History, and Laura Levitt, professor of Religion, Jewish studies, and Gender. Students then shared their responses to the neo-Nazi march and its relationship to our political environment today.

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