Events

February 1, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Screening of ‘The Judge,’ First Female Sharia Judge in Palestine, Feb. 5

A film screening of “The Judge” is free and open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 124.

The documentary features Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female Sharia (Islamic law) judge in Palestine, who is appointed to a court in Ramallah in the West Bank. To learn more about the film, watch the trailer and read a review.

Kholoud al-Faqih, portrait, looking out window

Judge Kholoud al-Faqih

This screening is co-sponsored by Classics & World Religions, the Islamic Studies Certificate, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate, and the Center for Law, Justice, and Culture.

For more information, contact Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions.

 

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