Dr. Erica Brown

Be the Light

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020—a week before Chanukah—the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought hosted a tour de force talk for undergraduate students by Dr. Erica Brown ’88S, prolific scholar, author and director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership at George Washington University, on “What Chanukah Teaches Us […]

Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

Professor Steven Fine Reflects on Jewish View of Menorah Depicted on the Arch of Titus Through the Ages It is hard for me to look up at the menorah of the Arch of Titus in Rome without feeling deep emotions. This is especially true at Hanukkah—and especially this Hanukkah, when stabbings in Jerusalem, the murder […]