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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Pnina Lahav on Israel: Between a Fundamentalist and Progressive Identity

Starts:
5:00 pm on Thursday, February 21, 2013
Ends:
7:00 pm on Thursday, February 21, 2013
Location:
147 Bay State Rd, Rm 202 (Entrance on Silber Way)
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/judaicstudies/2013/01/18/pnina-lahav-lecture-february-21st/
Contact Name:
Diane Bensel
Israel: Between a fundamentalist and a progressive identity - A dilemma illustrated by the conflict of the Women of the Wall. With dinner to follow. Please RSVP to dbensel@bu.edu for the reception. This event is Sponsored by the Hebrew Program in Modern Languages and Comparative Literature and the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Please RSVP to dbensel@bu.edu for the dinner.