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African-American History Museum

At the new National Museum of African-American History last night - Professor Heschel was in a dialogue with Congressman John Lewis!

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Jewish Studies Program Faculty Statement

As current and former members of the faculty of the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College, we protest the executive order issued by President Trump denying entry into the United States for the next 90 days to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

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Speaking out against Islamophobia

Susannah Heschel (center) argued that BU has an obligation to denounce Islamophobia. Stephen Prothero and Pamela Lightsey were also on the forum panel. Photos by Cydney Scott

Meet our faculty

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Ehud Z. Benor
Associate Professor of Religion
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MALS, Chair of Creative Writing Concentration
Susannah Heschel
Chair, Jewish Studies Program
Irene Kacandes
Professor of German Studies
Bernard Avishai
Visiting Professor

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