Throughout American history, Jews have responded to a historical and ethical mandate to
pursue social justice. Nevertheless, the specific ways in which synagogue leaders organize for
social change remains unclear. This research addresses the following question: How are Jewish
This paper examines how the culinary traditions of Bud’s homeland in Diana
Abu-Jaber’s memoir, The Language of Baklava, help Bud manage a life
comprised of two cultures. Bud, Abu-Jaber’s immigrant father, struggles to unite
the memories of his Jordanian childhood with the realities of his new...
This paper seeks to understand which factors make women vulnerable or averse to radicalization, and asks: do these factors differ from those that drive men into violent extremist groups? Understanding similarities and differences between men and women with regard to
radicalization will enable...