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Ceremony held to remember the Holocaust

On Monday evening, USC Hillel hosted “Remembering the Holocaust: A Yom Ha’Shoah Ceremony” as part of USC’s Genocide Awareness Month. The event, which began with a short religious ceremony in memory of the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims, included the lighting of six candles — one for each million killed. Following this was a panel […]

Interfaith Panel Held on Abraham

Leaders of three faiths—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—met together yesterday to discuss the different ways Abraham is discussed in each of the religious traditions at USC Hillel. The panel included Rabbi Reuven Firestone, professor of medieval Judaism at the Hebrew Union College and co-director of the USC Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement; Imam Jihad Turk, director of […]