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.

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!

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

Enrollment in Jewish Studies Grows

“Their interest changes over time, but right now many students really want to know more about the modern period,” says Professor Susannah Heschel. (Photo by Robert Gill) See article in the Dartmouth Now

Gender and Judaism Spring 2017

During the initial Spring Term Course Election Period (2/8 – 2/16), you’d have to enroll in it as JWST 53, though later, during the Course Change Period, you can enroll in it as JWST 53, WGSS 33.03, or REL 19.22.

Meet our faculty

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Preston H. Kelsey Professorship in Religion
Bernard Avishai
Visiting Professor
Associate Professor of History
Irene Kacandes
Professor of German Studies
Associate Professor of German Studies

recent news

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How John Lewis became a hero for American Jews

Prof. Susannah Heschel, the daughter of a rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, tells... Read more.

The Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth, together with Andre Hunter '83 and Kelley Fowler Hunter '83 will host a screening of the documentary film... Read more.

Early on in her Dartmouth experience, German studies major Veronica Williamson ’17 did a research internship that turned out to be less fulfilling... Read more.