Jacques Berlinerblau

Ross Douthat on Public Discussion of Religion

 New York Times Op-ed writer talks to Jacques Berlinerblau about Tiger Woods, Brit Hume and the importance of discussing religion in the American public sphere.

Fathali Moghaddam on Suicide Bombers

Fathali Moghaddam, a Georgetown University psychologist, discusses the psychology of suicide bombers with Jacques Berlinerblau, director of Georgetown's Program for Jewish Civilization
 

Faith Complex: Michael Eric Dyson on "White Panic" Part 1

Berkleycenter — November 18, 2009 — "I think there's a real sense that, yes, there's tremendous hope and possibility but there's also the reality and specter or race."

In this episode of Faith Complex, University Professor Michael Eric Dyson discusses how race plays a part in understanding the challenges facing the Obama administration. Dr. Dyson also discusses Obama's theology and the importance of Reverend Jeremiah Wright in influencing many of Obama's beliefs.

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New Israel Fund Grants Spark Human Rights Brouhaha

Right-wing Im Tirtzu accuses New Israel Fund —and its president — of bearing responsibility for Goldstone; NIF decries campaign to repress ‘dissent and honesty.’

02/03/2010
Staff Writer

Charges that the New Israel Fund supports Israeli civil rights groups that played a key role in providing information highly critical of Israel’s role in the Gaza war last year have sparked a spirited, and nasty, debate over the proper role for civil and human rights groups in a democratic state.

Locking horns over Goldstone: ad sponsored by Im Tirzu depicted Naomi Chazen, NIF president, with a horn on her head

Iran Sanctions Consensus Grows; So Do Doubts

As the Obama administration approaches yet another critical juncture in the campaign to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a widening coalition of pro-Israel groups is pushing for a tough new sanctions law — despite mounting skepticism over t

12/09/2009
Washington Correspondent

As the Obama administration approaches yet another critical juncture in the campaign to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a widening coalition of pro-Israel groups is pushing for a tough new sanctions law — despite mounting skepticism over the effectiveness of the economic bludgeon.

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