MOSCOW SUMMER SCHOOL ON JEWISH STUDIES 2014

(JULY 13-17, 2014, 64 PARTICIPANTS)

Summer School on Jewish Studies organized bySeferCentertook a place on July, 13th– 17th, 2014 in “Golitsyno”, and after it 19thInternational Youth Conference on Jewish Studies was held on 18thof July in IAAS MSU. The school and conference were organized in partnership withChaisCenterfor Jewish Studies in Russian (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) andPolishCulturalCenterinMoscow.

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Summer School on Jewish Studies was held with financial support by Avi Chai Foundation,Genesis Philanthropy GroupandIsraelCulturalCenterinMoscow.

Movie about Summer School 2014 (by Valentina Korabelnikova)is availablehere.

Photo Album ishere.



In both school and conference took part 54 students and 10 lecturers from different countries:

-Russia(Moscow,Saint Petersburg,Kazan, Nizhnekamsk,Irkutsk, Kovrov,Bryansk,Perm, Samara, Ekaterinburg),

-Ukraine(Kiev,Odessa, Lugansk,Poltava),

-Belarus(Minsk, Borisov),

-Latvia(Riga),

-Germany(Hildesheim),

-USA(Chicago),

-Israel(Jerusalem),

-Poland(Poznan).

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There were 3 thematic groups of the courses: Jews and War, Jews and Power, Reflection of the War and Power in the Culture and Art. Eachgroupincluded3courses.

Besides it program included workshop on making movie with Valentina Korablenikova. During the workshop a short movie dedicated to the theme of war was made, it is availablehere.

Also the students could take part in watching and discussing movies, lecture-degustation about beer (with Maxim Gammal) and intellectual game What? Where?When? (withIlyaBer).The school was closed on 17thof July with the concert of Bubamara Brass Band.


The full program (in Russian) is availablehere.