29 2018

Anti-Zionism on Campus: The University, Free Speech, and BDS

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Lender Beckerman Jewish Community Building 360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
203-387-2424 x320

Contact Jennifer Bayer

Anti-Zionism on Campus

Book Signing With Authors Andrew Pessin and Doron Ben-Atar

A partnership program with JCRC and Women's Philanthropy


Doron S. Ben-Atar is Professor of History at Fordham University and a playwright. In addition to publishing books and articles about early America, he authored, together with his mother, Roma Nutkiewicz Ben-Atar, What Time and Sadness Spared: Mother and Son Confront the Holocaust. He has, in recent years, turned his attention to the battles over Zionism in the American Jewish community with, among other writings, his satirical play Peace Warriors and his essay “Historicizing the Transhistorical: Apostasy and the Dialectic of Jew-Hatred,” published in Alvin H. Rosenfeld ed., Deciphering the New Antisemitism (Indiana University Press, 2015).


Andrew Pessin is Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College, a novelist and Campus Bureau Editor of The Algemeiner.  Author of numerous academic articles and books, a philosophy textbook, several philosophical books for the general reader, and one novel, his current research is focused on philosophical matters relevant both to Judaism and Israel. He has also published two novels under the pen name J. Jeffrey: The Irrationalist, an historical murder mystery based on the sad life and mysterious death of the famous philosopher René Descartes, and The Second Daughter.


Light refreshments will be served. Kashrut observed.
Books available for purchase and signing.
Free of charge and open to the community. Please RSVP



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