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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.

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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!

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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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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

Meet our faculty

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Susannah Heschel
Chair, Jewish Studies Program
Steven Kangas
Senior Lecturer
Irene Kacandes
Professor of German Studies
Klaus F. Milich
Director of the Montgomery Fellows Program
Visiting Professor

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Zachary Braiterman Lecture, Syracuse University
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