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Listening to the news, it can feel as though acts of violence—particularly violence inspired by bigotry and hate—are on the rise, and unfortunately the numbers back that up. How are we to make sense of this rise? Three Rochester researchers sat down for an academic conversation about hate and intolerance, discussing reactions to recent incidents of hate, important lessons from history, and the psychology of stereotypes and intolerance.

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Sykes-Picot and the making of the modern Middle East

Thu, 12 May 2016

As the accord turns 100 years old, Aaron Hughes, professor of Jewish studies, weighs in on the impact the secret accord that established political control of territories in the Middle East among Great Britain, France, and Russia after World War I. / The Conversation

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New Hillel Leader Named

Mon, 29 Jul 2013

Rabbi Michael Silbert is no stranger to the Hillel foundation, having served in a development role at the Boston University Hillel and most recently as executive director of the Vancouver Hillel Foundation.

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