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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alan lelchuk
Visiting Professor
Irene Kacandes
Professor of German Studies
Preston H. Kelsey Professorship in Religion
Lewis H. Glinert
Professor of Hebrew Studies
Ehud Z. Benor
Associate Professor of Religion

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