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  • Modern Judaism Winter 2022

    JWST 61/REL 22, Shaul Magid @ 2A, This course will explore the ways Jews navigated politics and religion after World War II in America and Israel, focusing specifically on radical groups, on both the right and the left of the political spectrum.

    JWST 61 Modern Judaism
  • Mozel Charitable Trust Research Funds

    Research funding is available from the Jewish Studies Program through a one-time gift from the Mozel Charitable Trust. Students may use grants of up to $2000 to: participate in an archeological dig, study Hebrew or another Jewish language, further their thesis work, or undertake an independent research project.

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  • Irmela von der Lühe Spring 2022

    As part of the Harris Distinguished Visiting Professorship Program Irmela von der Lühe will teach JWST 53.01/GERM 42.13*: Gender/Jewish-German Culture spring 2022.

    Irmela von der Lühe
  • Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin

    Marc Caplan's new book "Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin: A Fugitive Modernism" was Sunday, March 7th at 12 PM ET. The discussion moderated by Shaul Magid, and respondents Delphine Bechtel(Université Paris IV/Sorbonne), Michael Brenner (American University/University of Munich) and Vivian Liska (University of Antwerp/Hebrew University).

    Marc Caplan Book Seminar 2021
  • First Year Student Creates Website for Chinese Jews

    First Year Student Nicholas Zane has created and amazing website about Chinese Jews. As an avid historian most of his time is spent learning about the past. Of the many lessons not to be repeated, one is strikingly clear, the importance of diversity.

    Nicholas Zane
  • Where is the Jewish AOC?

    The Jewish president of a major American university came to speak many years ago at Dartmouth College, where I am a professor, and denounced affirmative action as a serious threat to Jews. I pointed out to him that affirmative action had been tremendously beneficial to my own career as a woman who is also a Jew. He was stumped and said, "I never thought of that."

    Where is the Jewish AOC?
  • A Letter on Justice and Open Debate

    Last week, a letter titled "A Letter on Justice and Open Debate" was published in Harper's Magazine. The letter was undersigned by 153 scholars, writers and political theorists, including Dartmouth's Eli Black professor of Jewish Studies Susannah Heschel.

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Recent Publications

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  • Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical

    Shaul Magid

    Princeton University Press Publication Date October 12, 2021

  • In This Hour Heschel's Writings in Nazi Germany and London Exile

    Susannah Heschel

    Abraham Joshua Heschel, Susannah Heschel, Helen Plotkin, Stephen Lehmann, Marion Faber