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  • Open House for Incoming Students

    Incoming students, please join us for the Jewish Studies Program Open House during First-Year Orientation. The event will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2020, 3:00 pm, Reed 101.

    Welcome Class of 2025
  • 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
  • Faculty Recognition 2021

    Congratulations Deborah Forger and Daniel Behar. Co-sponsorship of symposia, conferences, lecture series, film series, special events, and community projects: Leslie Center for the Humanities.

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  • 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?

Recent Publications

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  • "Jesus as God's Word(s): Aurality, Epistemology, and Embodiment in the Gospel of John,"Journal for the Study of the New Testame

    Deborah L. Forger

    Journal for the Study of the New Testament 42.3 (2020): 274–302.

  • 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