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Marching to Remember
College

Marching to Remember

Students march for Yom Hashoah, an annual remembrance of Jewish victims of the Holocaust. The march, which happened Thursday afternoon, was organized by Aaron Y. Grand ’18, the Jewish Life Chair of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity at Harvard College and was advertised primarily to students affiliated with the fraternity or Harvard Hillel.

Passover Seder
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Passover Seder

Alpha Epsilon Pi brother Edgar J. Orozco ’16 smiles as he dips his finger in wine during a Passover seder in Hillel on Saturday evening. Over the weekend several student groups hosted seders, a traditional Jewish ritual to celebrate Passover.

AEPI Passover Seder
College

AEPI Passover Seder

From right, Alpha Epsilon Pi brothers Aaron E. Pelz ’16, Crimson editor Gregory A. Briker ’17, Ethan S. H. Fried ’16, and Jacob S. Goldberg ’16 celebrate Passover during a seder, a traditional Jewish ritual, in Hillel on Saturday evening.

Religion

Taking Pause: Shabbat at Harvard

The fourth of the Ten Commandments tells its followers they should no do any work on the Sabbath day. “Work,” here, doesn’t just refer to your 9-to-5, but is rather understood to mean any act creates or exercises control over one’s surroundings. This places a number of restrictions upon the observer, which range from not using electricity to not writing, and even to not tying knots.

Religious Solidarity
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Religious Solidarity

Activist Dorothy Zellner, featured here next to Rev. Willie Bodrick II, speaks about her role as a white, Jewish woman during the Civil Rights movement. Zellner was one of four panelists who participated in the event "Selma to Ferguson: Religious Tradition as Solidarity," held at Harvard Hillel on Wednesday night.

Rosh Hashanah
On Campus

Rosh Hashanah

Members of the Jewish community at Harvard gather Wednesday night to eat and celebrate Rosh Hashanah at Hillel.

Rosh Hashanah
On Campus

Today in Photos (09/25/2014)

Climate March
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Harvard Affiliates Join Thousands of Activists for Climate March

Dozens of Harvard students took their climate change efforts beyond the blockades of Massachusetts Hall this weekend, joining hundreds of thousands of activists in Manhattan.

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Israeli, Palestinian Group’s Performance Promotes Political Unity Through Music

In an interactive, interfaith performance at Harvard Law School’s Wasserstein Hall on Saturday night, seven Israeli and Palestinian musicians shared a message of peace through the only language that they said they all share–music.

My Promised Land
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My Promised Land

Ari Shavit

My Promised Land
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My Promised Land

Atlantic columnist Jeffrey M. Goldberg, left, talks with Israeli author Ari Shavit, center, Tuesday night at the Harvard Hillel about the gap between American Jews and Israel.

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Israeli Author Reaches Out to Young American Jews During a Talk at Hillel

Israeli columnist Ari Shavit's talk focused on bridging what he characterized as a gap between American Jews and their homeland.

Questions and Answers
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Questions and Answers

Major General Ya'akov Amidor of the Israel military speaks and answers questions at the Harvard Hillel on Monday, January 27th. Amidor is currently on a consulate tour throughout the United States.

Foreign Policy from the Major General
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Foreign Policy from the Major General

Major General Ya'akov Amidor of the Israel military speaks and answers questions at the Harvard Hillel on Monday, January 27th. Amidor is currently on a consulate tour throughout the United States.

Foreign Policy From the Major General
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Foreign Policy From the Major General

Major General Yaakov Amidor of the Israel military speaks and answers questions at the Harvard Hillel on Monday, Jan. 27. Amidor is currently on a consulate tour throughout the United States.

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’