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Events for Wednesday February 5, 2020

The Impact of the Past: Anti-Semitism, Past and Present - Wolfensohn Hall

Wednesday February 5, 2020
5:30 PM

Wolfensohn Hall -  Institute for Advanced Study

Shootings at synagogues in the U.S., attacks on Jewish people in France, and a fierce debate within the British Labour party. Anti-Semitism is back, but why? And what is different from the experiences of the 1930s?

Speakers from the U.S. and Europe debate the issue: Daniel Finkelstein House of Lords and Associate Editor, The Times, London Julie Gottlieb Professor in Modern History, The University of Sheffield Deborah Lipstadt Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies, Emory University Chaired by Dr. Karina Urbach Institute for Advanced Study

Book sale and signing to follow in Wolfensohn Hall

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Shrink Your Footprint: What you buy, Sustainable Princeton

Wednesday February 5, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The goods we buy and the services we use matter. Our consumer behavior drives climate change. However, buying less does not necessarily imply a lower quality of life. Learn about the latest advances in sustainable consumption and how you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Sustainable Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Public Library, is hosting this third of four programs in its Great Ideas series focused on practical, actionable and evidence-based steps to reduce the footprint of our daily lives. The event is free, open to the public and sponsored by NRG Energy, Inc.

Light refreshments will be served. All events are low-waste. Consider arriving in a sustainable way -- walking, biking or carpooling.

Princeton Public Library, Community Room, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton

Contra Dance - Princeton Country Dancers

Wednesday February 5, 2020
7:30 PM

Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton - - www.princetoncountrydancers.org

Lesson followed by dance with caller Dave Rupp, music by Unbowed. $10.

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