Poppa Rollo's Pizza, 703 N. Valley Mills Drive. Waco, TX.
6pm, free pizza buffet and meeting.
6:30pm lecture and discussion.
Professor Marc Ellis, PhD: "Crisis in the
Dr. Marc Ellis is University Professor of Jewish Studies, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies and Professor of History at Baylor University. He has lectured around the world and published more than twenty books on the subjects of Jewish identity, the Holocaust, Israel and the Palestinians and Jewish-Christian relations. His most recent books include a third and expanded edition of Toward a Jewish Theology of Liberation, Reading the Torah Out Loud and Judaism Does Not Equal Israel. Next year he will publish Encountering the Jewish Future an exploration of the lives and thought of Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Hannah Arendt and Emmanuel Levinas. Dr. Ellis' books have been translated into ten languages. Among other venues, he has lectured on Jewish and Middle East issues at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the United Nations, the Carter Center and the Kennedy School at Harvard University. Among those who have commented favorably on his work is Rabbi Elliot Dorf, Dr. Susannah Heschel, Senator George McGovern, Edward Said and Noam Chomsky.