A Scream in the Night

A Scream in the Night: White Racism as Anti-theological, Lecture by George Yancy, Emory University, Monday, August 14, 2017, 4:30 pm, Filene Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Hybrid Identity

Hybrid Identity: Between Palestine and Israel, lecture by  Sayed Kashua, Palestinian-Israel journalist, screenwriter, novelist, and one of the most prominent voices from Israel and Palestine. Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Filene Auditorium, 4:30 pm. Free and open to the public!

African-American History Museum

At the new National Museum of African-American History last night - Professor Heschel was in a dialogue with Congressman John Lewis!

Jewish Studies Program Faculty Statement

As current and former members of the faculty of the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College, we protest the executive order issued by President Trump denying entry into the United States for the next 90 days to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

Speaking out against Islamophobia

Susannah Heschel (center) argued that BU has an obligation to denounce Islamophobia. Stephen Prothero and Pamela Lightsey were also on the forum panel. Photos by Cydney Scott

Meet our faculty

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Associate Professor of English
Klaus F. Milich
Director of the Montgomery Fellows Program
Susannah Heschel
Chair, Jewish Studies Program
Ehud Z. Benor
Associate Professor of Religion

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Monday, August 14, 2017, 4:30 pm
Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall
George Yancy, Philisophy Department, Emory University

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 4:30 pm
Filene Auditorium/Moore Hall

Title: Hybrid Identity: Between Palestine and Israel
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Zachary Braiterman Lecture, Syracuse University
Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 4:30 pm, Rockefeller 001
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If you haven’t read Hebrew since the rite-of-passage ceremony known as the bar mitzvah, customarily conducted at the age of 13, then a willfully... Read more.