Shylock Returns to the Venice Ghetto

Karin Coonrod, Yale School of Drama, will describe a special production of "The Merchant of Venice" Monday, August 22, 2016, 4:30 pm, Carson L02

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

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

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Steven Kangas
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Ehud Z. Benor
Associate Professor of Religion
MALS, Chair of Creative Writing Concentration
Annelise Orleck
Professor of History
Associate Professor of History

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