Free Food-for-All: You’ve got a friend in me

To Infinity and… Popcorn! As the generation who grew up with Woody, pretended to be Buzz Lightyear blasting off into space, and cracked up at Mr. Potato Head’s snarkiness, we can’t turn down one last Toy Story adventure. (Accompanied by appropriate movie theater munchies, of course.) This Friday at 7:30 p.m. on the Copley Lawn, […]

Georgetown professors host new “Faith Complex” series with the Washington Post

The summer got you hankering for some Georgetown education? Luckily for you, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Program for Jewish Civilization have just started producing a new series, “Faith Complex,” about religion, politics and art which is being broadcast on the Washington Post website. The first episode, “A Bad […]

Georgetown prof possible pick for Israeli Ambassador to the US

Ambassador Oren? Georgetown professor and former Israeli Defense Forces spokesperson Michael Oren is a frontrunner to fill the post of Israeli Ambassador to the US, according to the Jerusalem Post. A close associate [of Oren's] told The Jerusalem Posthe understood the American-raised historian to be “among the leading candidates” for the ambassadorship. “He has not […]

John Esposito, Jacques Berlinerblau on Jerusalem Post tirade

Earlier this week, I wrote about a Jerusalem Post piece that attacked two Georgetown centers, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, and championed the Program for Jewish Civilization as an antidote to those two. Since my initial post, a few more of the relevant faculty members have chimed […]

Jerusalem Post attacks Georgetown University’s Arab Studies centers

The fighting in Gaza may have cooled for now, but the Arab-Israeli conflict seems to have set its sights on Georgetown. Amir Romirowsky of the Jerusalem Post published an article earlier this week lauding Georgetown’s Program for Jewish Civilization and lambasting the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center […]