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Berkeley-based college becomes first Muslim accredited college in U.S.

Zaytuna College, the first Muslim accredited college in the United States, is moving to 1712 Euclid Ave. this year. Photo: Seung Y. Lee Amid preparations to move its campus to a new location north of UC Berkeley, Zaytuna College recently became the first Muslim college in the United States to receive accreditation. March 4, the Western Association […]

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They had sex in the shtetl?

Who said academia was boring? Whoever uttered that thought clearly was  not invited to “Sex and the Shtetl,” a conference taking place this week at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Professors, graduate students and independent scholars are gathering to talk  about marital infidelity, cross dressing, clandestine encounters, and sex out of wedlock in Jewish […]