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As a premiere hub for Jewish Studies, the Stroum Center features an internationally recognized Sephardic Studies Program, a growing Israel Studies Program, and a vibrant undergraduate and graduate community.
July 20th, 2017|0 Comments
Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
June 9th, 2017|0 Comments
What can a quote from Racine's play Esther tell us about what it was like to be a young Jewish woman in 20th century France?
June 8th, 2017|0 Comments
Doctoral student Emily Gade discusses her research on radicalization and resiliency against violence, highlighting the work of the Israeli recovery organization ZAKA.
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Opportunity Grant winner Anat Goldman reflects on the similarities and challenges of national moments of commemoration in Israel and Turkey.
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Oscar Olivier was forced to flee the Belgian Congo in search of a stable life. His story weaves together the pursuit of freedom and justice, the power of resistance, and embracing of his Jewish past.
May 17th, 2017|0 Comments
Professor Tracy Matysik traces philosophers' early critiques of capitalism and its breakneck pace, and finds a surprising remedy in Spinoza's ideas about God.
Announcing the Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies
World-renowned for the study of Sephardic culture and history, the Sephardic Studies Program features a growing online library and museum, undergraduate and graduate courses, public programs like Ladino Day, and academic conferences.
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Convening students from departments across campus to learn about Jewish Studies and public scholarship.
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