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Understanding Islam: Introductory Course

March 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Staff are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Massachusetts, and are working to keep up with the rapidly changing reality we’re living in. We are centering our commitment to take care of ourselves and each other, and are working hard to meet the …

Understanding Islam: Introductory Course

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

A Muslim Woman’s Perspective on the Essence of Islam, the Diversity of the Muslim World, and its Relationship with the West Instructor: HAYAT IMAM   Fall 2019: 4 Sessions Wednesdays:  September 25, October 2, 16, and 30 7:00 to 9:00 pm Location: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church, …

Looking Back at the Vietnam War: Why Now?

July 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Looking back at the Vietnam War: But Why Now with everything else going on? We still are not getting very basic facts about the Vietnam War straight. The Ken Burns series on Vietnam included incredible footage, but it reinforced a framework about the war the …

Our country is exhausted from major wars in the Middle East but there are still daily reports of possible new wars, crises, and security threats. How did we get to this point? Based on first-hand experiences of the instructor as well as relevant readings and …

Jan 2014  IAP  Outline  Reducing the Danger of Nuclear Weapons and Proliferation J.Walsh, K. Tsipis, M.V. Hynes, and A.M. Bernstein    Sponsors: MIT Physics Dept. and Laboratory for Nuclear Science   The plan for this course is to start with the timely issue of Iran’s …

Introduction to Israel/Palestine: 5 week course

October 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Does supporting peace in Israel/Palestine feel a little “too complicated?” Familiarity with the politics and history of the region and its people can help us work for justice in the Middle East in an informed and fulfilling way.     Jewish Voice for Peace Boston‘s …